RAID tools for SAS5iR

Brown, Josh jbrown at verisign.com
Thu Feb 8 00:32:37 CST 2007



> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com [mailto:linux-poweredge-
> bounces at dell.com] On Behalf Of Harald_Jensas at dell.com
> Sent: Friday, December 01, 2006 5:41 AM
> To: Dave.Reeve at pnsol.com; linux-poweredge at lists.us.dell.com
> Subject: RE: RAID tools for SAS5iR
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com
> > [mailto:linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com] On Behalf Of Dave C. Reeve
> > Sent: 01 December 2006 14:31
> > To: linux-poweredge-Lists
> > Subject: RAID tools for SAS5iR
> >
> > Hi All,
> >
> > I have reciently recieved a PowerEdge 860 with SAS5iR RAID
controller.
> > I have two disks in the machine (SATA) under RAID-1.
> >
> > What I can figure out is what tools I need to use to monitor
> > the disks!
> >
> > What I do know is the contoller uses the SAS1068 chipset, and
> > hence is supported under linux using the "mptsas" driver.  I
> > have looked at http://linux.dell.com/storage.shtml to see if
> > there was anything usefull there; but alas the SAS5iR is not
> > mentioned (or is it a PERCxxx under another name?).  Under
> > the SAS section (althought the disks are SATA the controller
> > is SAS) and there is a link to LSI's website.
> >
> > http://www.lsil.com/storage_home/products_home/internal_raid/m
> > egaraid_sas/megaraid_sas_8480e/index.html?remote=1&locale
> >
> > Unfortunatly I cannot figure out what LSI product my Dell
> > badged product relates to...  (Perhaps next time I will just
> > use software RAID and be done with it, anway...)
> >
> > Does any one else have a dell with a SAS5iR controller and
> > know what set of utils I need to use to monitor it?
> >
> > Thanks in advance
> >   Dave
> >
> > PS.  If anyone from Dell is listening in, perhaps you could
> > call out the SAS5iR explicitly on your linux support page!
> >
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> 
> In the user Guide for SAS 5i/R you will find a table displaying SAS
5/iR
> Features:
> 
> Storage management software:
> 	-
> 	SAS 5/iR Adapter    - OpenManage Storage Services, SAS RAID
Storage
> Manager
> 	-
> 	SAS 5/iR Integrated - OpenManage Storage Services, SAS RAID
Storage
> Manager
> 
> 
> Install OpenManage Server Administrator. It came on a CD with your
server,
> or you can download it from http://support.dell.com.
> 
> Server Administrator
> http://ftp.us.dell.com/sysman/OM_5.1_ManNode_LIN_A00.tar.gz
> 
> You probably want to apply this update after installing OMSA 5.1:
> http://ftp.us.dell.com/sysman/srvadmin-storage-5.1.0-392.i386.rpm
> 
> 
> 

Hi Harald,

I have a PowerEdge SC1435 with the SAS5iR controller as well.  I have
tried to install the OpenManage 5.1 tools as instructed above but it
gives the following error.

[root at sa-test004 OM_5.1]# ./setup.sh
  Unsupported system (sysid=01EB)

Any ideas on how I can bypass this?

-JB



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