FailSafe™ Administrator's Guide for SGI® InfiniteStorage

Document Number: 007-3901-013


Written by Jenn Byrnes, Susan Ellis, Lori Johnson, Steven Levine

Illustrated by Chrystie Danzer, Dany Galgani

Engineering contributions by Rupak Das, Gemma Exton, Scott Henry, Vidula Iyer, Ashwinee Khaladkar, Harald Kaul, Tony Kavadias, Linda Lait, Michael Nishimoto, Nate Pearlstein, Alain Renaud, Wesley Smith, Bill Sparks, Paddy Sreenivasan, Dan Stekloff, Rebecca Underwood, Manish Verma


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Record of Revision

Revision 002December 1999 
Published in conjunction with FailSafe 2.0 rollup patch. Supports
IRIX 6.5.2 and later.

Revision 003November 2000 
Supports IRIS FailSafe 2.1

Revision 004May 2001 
Supports IRIS FailSafe 2.1.1

Revision 005October 2001 
Supports IRIS FailSafe 2.1.2

Revision 006April 2002 
Supports IRIS FailSafe 2.1.3

Revision 007October 2002 
Supports IRIS FailSafe 2.1.4

Revision 008April 2003 
Supports IRIS FailSafe 2.1.5

Revision 009November 2003 
Supports IRIS FailSafe 2.1.6

Revision 010January 2004 
Supports IRIS FailSafe 2.1.6 and IRIX 6.5.23

Revision 011November 2004 
Supports IRIS FailSafe 2.1.6 and IRIX 6.5.26

Revision 012January 2005 
Supports IRIS FailSafe 2.1.6 and IRIX 6.5.27

Revision 013September 2005 
Supports IRIS FailSafe 2.1.6 and IRIX 6.5.28