OMSA 6.5, PERC H700 and RAID 6 - Is this expected behavior?

Trond Hasle Amundsen t.h.amundsen at usit.uio.no
Fri Jul 20 05:10:47 CDT 2012


Ricardo Stella <stella at rider.edu> writes:

> We had a disk go bad on a system with a PERC H700 and 8 disks in a RAID6
> virtual disk (no hot spares).  Our monitoring scripts did not pick this up but
> wonder if this is expected behavior and we need to tweak the scripts or
> something else is wrong.
>
> Product name : Server Administrator
> Version      : 6.5.0
>
> Basically, the output of "omreport storage vdisk" shows the status OK.
>
> omreport storage vdisk |grep Status
> Status              : Ok
>
> If I run "omreport storage pdisk vdisk=0 controller=0", it also shows status OK
> for all disks, except it does not show the disk that went bad (total of 7
> disks)
>
> omreport storage pdisk vdisk=0 controller=0 |grep ^Status
> Status                    : Ok
> Status                    : Ok
> Status                    : Ok
> Status                    : Ok
> Status                    : Ok
> Status                    : Ok
> Status                    : Ok
>
>
> Running "omreport storage pdisk controller=0" it shows the bad disk (total of 8
> disks)
>
> omreport storage pdisk controller=0 |grep ^Status    
> Status                    : Ok
> Status                    : Ok
> Status                    : Ok
> Status                    : Critical
> Status                    : Ok
> Status                    : Ok
> Status                    : Ok
> Status                    : Ok
>
> Any ideas?

We need more data. What is the full output of

  omreport storage pdisk controller=0 pdisk=<PDISK ID>

Regards,
-- 
Trond H. Amundsen <t.h.amundsen at usit.uio.no>
Center for Information Technology Services, University of Oslo



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