Fwd: Re: R510- H700 debian squeeze "omreport storage controller" no controller found

Mike Brodbelt mike at last.fm
Thu Jan 19 07:13:41 CST 2012

On 19/12/11 09:25, Nico Giefing wrote:
> Thanks a lot Alain,
> But i think it is a bit different becuase you are running a RedHat Kernel.

Rather late response to the thread, but still.... FWIW, I don't think 
the kernel makes a difference here. I don't have an R510 with squeeze 
on, but I do have R610 and R910 systems with H700 cards in them. Both of 
these can see the H700 fine. I've noticed the debian packages don't 
always start the "dataeng" service, which does cause it to not see the 

# /opt/dell/srvadmin/bin/omreport storage controller
  Controller  PERC H700 Integrated (Embedded)

ID                                            : 0
Status                                        : Ok
Name                                          : PERC H700 Integrated
Slot ID                                       : Embedded
State                                         : Ready
Firmware Version                              : 12.10.1-0001
Minimum Required Firmware Version             : Not Applicable
Driver Version                                :

Minimum Required Driver Version               : Not Applicable
Storport Driver Version                       : Not Applicable
Minimum Required Storport Driver Version      : Not Applicable
Number of Connectors                          : 2
Rebuild Rate                                  : 30%
BGI Rate                                      : 30%
Check Consistency Rate                        : 30%
Reconstruct Rate                              : 30%
Alarm State                                   : Not Applicable
Cluster Mode                                  : Not Applicable
SCSI Initiator ID                             : Not Applicable
Cache Memory Size                             : 512 MB
Patrol Read Mode                              : Auto
Patrol Read State                             : Stopped
Patrol Read Rate                              : 30%
Patrol Read Iterations                        : 41
Abort Check Consistency on Error              : Disabled
Allow Revertible Hot Spare and Replace Member : Enabled
Load Balance                                  : Not Applicable
Auto Replace Member on Predictive Failure     : Disabled
Redundant Path view                           : Not Applicable
CacheCade Capable                             : Not Applicable
Persistent Hot Spare                          : Disabled
Encryption Capable                            : Yes
Encryption Key Present                        : No
Encryption Mode                               : None
Spin Down Unconfigured Drives                 : Disabled
Spin Down Hot Spares                          : Disabled

# lsb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Debian
Description:    Debian GNU/Linux 6.0.2 (squeeze)
Release:        6.0.2
Codename:       squeeze

# uname -a
Linux playlist2 2.6.32-5-amd64 #1 SMP Tue Jun 14 09:42:28 UTC 2011 
x86_64 GNU/Linux



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