AW: PE2650 / Perc 3Di crash

Matthias Pigulla mp at webfactory.de
Tue Aug 5 04:13:11 CDT 2003


Hello,

thanks for the quick reply.  Here we go:

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DELL PowerEdge Expandable RAID Controller 2 Command Line Interface
Copyright 1998-2001 Adaptec, Inc. All rights reserved
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FASTCMD> open afa0
Executing: open "afa0"

AFA0> container list /full
Executing: container list /full=TRUE
Num          Total  Oth Chunk          Scsi   Partition                                      Creation        System
Label Type   Size   Ctr Size   Usage   B:ID:L Offset:Size   State   RO Lk Task    Done%  Ent Date   Time      Files
----- ------ ------ --- ------ ------- ------ ------------- ------- -- -- ------- ------ --- ------ -------- ------
 0    Stripe 33.8GB       32KB Open    
 /dev/sda             Virtual Disk
  63  Mirror 16.9GB                    0:00:0 64.0KB:16.9GB Normal                        0  080102 14:14:04
                                       0:01:0 64.0KB:16.9GB Normal                        1  080102 14:14:04
  62  Mirror 16.9GB                    0:03:0 64.0KB:16.9GB Normal                        0  080102 14:14:04
                                       0:02:0 64.0KB:16.9GB Normal                        1  080102 14:14:04


AFA0> disk list /full
Executing: disk list /full=TRUE

B:ID:L  Device Type     Removable media  Vendor-ID Product-ID        Rev   Blocks    Bytes/Block Usage            Shared Rate
------  --------------  ---------------  --------- ----------------  ----- --------- ----------- ---------------- ------ ----
0:00:0   Disk            N                QUANTUM   ATLAS10K3_18_SCA  120G  35566478  512         Initialized      NO     160 
0:01:0   Disk            N                QUANTUM   ATLAS10K3_18_SCA  120G  35566478  512         Initialized      NO     160 
0:02:0   Disk            N                QUANTUM   ATLAS10K3_18_SCA  120G  35566478  512         Initialized      NO     160 
0:03:0   Disk            N                QUANTUM   ATLAS10K3_18_SCA  120G  35566478  512         Initialized      NO     160 

AFA0> task list      
Executing: task list

Controller Tasks

TaskId Function  Done%  Container State Specific1 Specific2
------ -------- ------- --------- ----- --------- ---------

No tasks currently running on controller

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Does not look like a broken disk, does it?

Matthias


> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Paul [mailto:paul at kbs.net.au] 
> Gesendet: Dienstag, 5. August 2003 11:06
> An: Matthias Pigulla
> Betreff: Re: PE2650 / Perc 3Di crash
> 
> 
> 
> Use afacli (If its not install get it from 
> www.domsch.com/linux) then run it. In there you need to 
> connect to the controller, normally its afa0 BE CAREFUL when 
> using afacli, the wrong command can wipe your entire array, 
> dont fiddle with commands!
> 
> Try
[...]

> AFA0> disk list
> AFA0>    container list
> AFA0> task list
[...]
> Once you've done that verify your disk is in fact damaged (I 
> think it is :>) and then contact Dell for a replacement disk 
> If you do task list and you assigned an auto failover it 
> would list the rebuild process, but it sounds like you 
> havent, so get a replacement disk from dell PE tech support 
> and all should be OK. They can assist you with replacing the 
> disk and ensure everything is working OK. Depending on your 
> support option you purchased, we get dell engineers to come 
> out within 4 hours with new disks and replace them. Verify 
> it's damaged and then speak to Dell PE support and ask them 
> for a new disk (if in fact its broken)




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