January 7th, 6. Looks like this is going to take a while, so i’ll do some performance tests tomorrow after its finished building. Archttp is statically linked so it will run in virtually all circumstances. 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. You can check the status and other things using the sas2ircu utiliity. Here is what to do:. Some tools and drivers are available from the vendor.

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Planning on running Karmic server I’m pretty sure the driver is included, but i’m getting conflicting answers on how well the storage management tool works. Proprietary tools creates the device node at startup. The first thing you’ll have to do is to list IDs of all your physical disks:. Linu will force a single line output and will return exit code 0 if all good, or 2 if at least one thing is wrong. If the system looses power and does not flush the cache it is possible to loose data.

It’s the standard nagios expected megaraud code. Is the source for a command line interface tool available for adding and removing disks from the RAID set?

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CLI tool statically linked i and amd64 binaries also can be downloaded from ftp site. Minimum status information is OK or degraded i.

The controller will now recognise the disk as being a “foreign” one. However, please that most of old distributions won’t have this driver. 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.

If i want to move to new hardware down the megarid, what is the process of moving the array?


Dell cards can be flashed using firmware-tools. Lets look at each cache policy LSI raid card use.

My concern is how well it works in ubuntu. Results 1 to 10 of Even Ubuntu is listed in the wikipage, LSI card upgrade is not supported.

It will log a ligne to syslog when something failed and will send you a mail. Some find it easier to use graphical tools. I’m looking for some assistance mdgaraid figuring out which RAID card to get.

Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: However, I already did this for you. The script can be called with –nagios parameter.

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Management and reporting tools 3. Both tools are available as Debian packages from http: January 7th, 6.

There is a GUI tool 3dm2 accessible via browser used for management and monitoring daemon that configures lsii RAID, monitors the disk status and sends mail on failure. We’re going to enable an enhanced version of readahead: RAID status can be obtained via the mpt-status tool. The first one is already setup but we have just plugged a disk bays on the second card.

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January 6th, 3. Device name unknown PCI: I took a look at it and on paper it seems like a much better piece of hardware than the Understand that you should only use caching if you have good UPS power to the system. Tags for this Thread hardwaremegaraidraid.