Dell 6450 with bad drive
nate at redhat.com
Fri Jun 21 14:25:00 CDT 2002
Machine: Dell 6450 with built in scsi (no raid), Added 4x Adaptec 39160
cards to the system. So that's 10 scsi controllers in the box (2 onboard
and 2 on each 39160). Attached 4 Fully loaded powervault 210s with split
backplanes to the system. Each controller gets 6 drives except for the
onboard which has 3 drives. Each adaptec card connects to 2 different
powervaults. It comes to a total of 51 drives. Which by the way takes
about 25 mintues to cold boot.
Problem: /dev/sdam has gone bad and needs to be replaced.
Question: Is there a way to make the drive light flash so it's easy to find.
I tried the afacli (on another machine), but since it's not a raid
controller it just spits out an error. Any suggestions/solutions would be
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