At the end of aacraid section is the old information on tools available on Dell website, which may be useful for older distributions and controllers. Both tools are available as Debian packages from http: It’s quite new and thus, may be missing in some not-up-to-date distributions. The packages comes with a python wrapper around megasasctl and an initscript that periodic run this wrapper to check status. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. All times are GMT Even Ubuntu is listed in the wikipage, LSI card upgrade is not supported.

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However, I already did this for you. The driver is in the main kernel as of 2. Notably this driver uses the kernel scsi subsystem megataid than implementing its own block device.

Does anybody have any suggestions? Some tools and drivers are available from the vendor. It’s the standard nagios expected megaraif code. More details A blog post claim supermicro provide a tool megaraidd get the status out from the command line. I made some wrappers around binaries from megactl package to create the node if it doesn’t exist yet. BB code is On. Management and reporting tools 3. Archttp is statically linked so it will run in virtually all circumstances.


The packages comes with lonux python wrapper around megasasctl and an initscript that periodic run this wrapper to check status. Some linux tools are available on a CD megraaid with the controller. CLI tool statically linked i and amd64 binaries also can be downloaded from ftp site. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.

Below is information on the old afacli tool Dell also provides some admin tools in binary form.

Unplugging and pluging back a disk from an array doesn’t make the controller rebuild the array with that disk. We can see that Physical Disk: Here is what to do:.

Linux Kernel Driver DataBase: CONFIG_SCSI_MEGARAID: AMI MegaRAID support

This is a must when maintaining a lot of machines using for instance a serial line console. Then you can expect such monitoring facilities centreon on-top centreon-engine in this picture:.

A second one with a RAID6 arrays of 7 drives with one offline the array has just been created so it’s under initialization too. Assuming your new unassigned drive is identified as! Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.


Linux and Hardware RAID: an administrator’s summary

It seems to work on old card linuxx fails with the new one. LinuxRaidForAdmins last modified Use regular readahead instead: Once I got the 2.

The array-info tool can extract the RAID status for cciss devices. The read policies indicate whether or not the controller should read sequential sectors of mevaraid logical drive when seeking data.

Rebooting the server to make sure the drives are OK is no bueno. Beware of data loss!

You can check the status and other things using the sas2ircu utiliity. BIOS upgrade from a Linux system. This was not the case on at least one Dell PowerEdge machine.