Is there Array Manager for Linux??

Florencio Queiroz florencio at bmnet.com.br
Fri Mar 28 08:52:01 CST 2003


Hello friends,

I have a PV660F with 10 disks and 4 free slots. I want to put more 2 disks
and build a RAID 1 with these 2 disks. Any way to do this job without use of
Windows 2000 to use Array Manager?

Thanks in Advance.

Florencio Queiroz
Suporte em TI

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> Date: Fri, 28 Mar 2003 00:17:26 -0600 (CST)
> From: Matt Domsch <Matt_Domsch at Dell.com>
> Reply-To: Matt Domsch <Matt_Domsch at Dell.com>
> To: Piet Van Der Westhuizen <pietvdw at absa.co.za>
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> Subject: Re: Can't get Linux to see the Harddrives
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> > I am having trouble to install Redhat 8.0 on a Dell PowerEdge 6300. It
> > does not see the harddrives.
> > The Server is a Dell PowerEdge 6300 the harddrives is 6 times 9GB
> > harddrives on a PERC 2c SCSI card.
> > I have the harddrives configured as RAID 0 and have also tried RAID 5.
>
> You need to update the firmware on your PERC 2/SC.  If you look at Alt-F4
> after the megaraid driver tries to load, you'll see a message there
> from the kernel indicating this.  The latest firmware is available on
> support.dell.com.
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> Matt
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> Message: 2
> Date: Fri, 28 Mar 2003 09:55:03 +0100
> From: Christian Ejstrup <cej at ti.com>
> Organization: Texas Instruments Denmark A/S
> To: Tore Felix Munck <tfmunck at frisurf.no>
> CC: linux-poweredge at dell.com
> Subject: Re: afacli on PE2500 and Perc3/Di with Debian.
>
> Tore Felix Munck wrote:
>
> >Hi,
> >
> >I have a PE2500 with 3*36GB RAID 5, Perc3/Di,
> >with Debian 3.0 and kernel 2.4.18, using aacraid.
> >
> >I want to install afacli on this machine, but I can not find the
> >right file. I have searched the Dell site, but with no luck.
> >In the only tar.gz file I have found,  it's just 2 rpm files. (afacli and
> >afasnmp)
> >
> >Can someone please give me a link to the right file, for afacli on
Debian?
> >
> >Thanks.
> >Tore
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> I have a file called afaapps-2.6-0.tar with the afacli file inside.Also
> a MAKEDEV script and stuff..I can email it to you if u like..It's also
> on http://www.domsch.com/linux/
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> best regards
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> Christian
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> Message: 3
> Date: Fri, 28 Mar 2003 11:25:30 +0100
> From: Emil Pedersen <emilp at update.uu.se>
> To: David Gibbs <david at midrange.com>
> Cc: linux-poweredge at dell.com
> Subject: Re: Redhat 8.0 -- PE600SC -- Kernel panic: CPU context corrupt
>
> David Gibbs wrote:
> >
> > "Seth Mos" <knuffie at xs4all.nl> wrote in message
> > news:4.3.2.7.2.20030327162403.03c206e0 at pop.xs4all.nl...
> > > >I concur with that ... but how do I convince Dell?
> > > Convincing the techs is always challenging but they do a lot better
then
> > > desktop helpline.
> >
> > Well, Dell doesn't care that memtest86 reports a failure ... all they
care
> > about is the fact that their diagnostic reports no failure.
> >
> > So, I downloaded the floppy version of their diagnostic and I'll run it
> > continously until it fails ... or a few hours pass, whichever comes
first.
>
> If you can afford the downtime I would recomend increasing the test time
> to a few days (unless it reports error earlier).  I've had memtest86
> report additional (first err occured first pass) errors long during pass
> 30, leaving the test over night(s).
>
> Best regards,
> Emil
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