It would be great if I could get it to email me if a drive fails You can write your own script around megasasctl to check your adapter status health periodically. There are Debian packages of both tools available from http: We’re going to enable an enhanced version of readahead: However it’s really hard to use because it’s use tones of command line parameters and there’s no documentation. How do I monitor array status within the OS? You can check the status and other things using the sas2ircu utiliity.
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Let’s check if we have one and if it’s working fine:. Visit the following libux There are Debian packages of both tools available from http: It seems to work on old card but fails with the new one. This was not the case on at least one Dell PowerEdge machine.
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Hosting provided by Metropolitan Area Network Darmstadt. I made some wrappers around binaries from megactl package to create the node if it doesn’t exist yet. Driver name Name of the Linux kernel module. It is available in the packages repository too. I had some problems with Adaptec SA.
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With this option, readahead will only be enabled if the controller receive several access to sequencial sectors. Debian kernel freezes rejected IO to offline devices in case array becomes downgraded ie one disk failed.
This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. I’d hate to have a drive go and not realize it until a second dies and then I’m screwed This utility wmi with other crap can be downloaded here: By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.
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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. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. megarzid
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We’re going to enable an enhanced version of readahead: There is also a megasasctl tool to get RAID status available from the megactl megarraid on Sourceforge. Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web. Current software for managing AAC arrays is available at Adaptec website: Device name unknown PCI: It means it has detected some RAID informations on it, and thus, considers it as a disk being part of an array that may be imported into current controller configuration.
Now we’re going to enable write cache. Hosting sponsored by http: Some find it easier to use graphical tools. Status RAID status easily available? How do I monitor array status within the OS?