afacli problem - missing a slot Steve_Boley at
Fri Mar 11 11:51:59 CST 2005

Add the enclosure number to the command and you will see the other one.
Enclosure show slot 1 should show the drives in enclosure 1. 

Steve Boley
Advanced SCSI Solutions Team
Dell Incorporated

-----Original Message-----
From: linux-poweredge-bounces-Lists On Behalf Of Hank
Sent: Friday, March 11, 2005 11:34 AM
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Subject: afacli problem - missing a slot

I just installed RHEL3.0 on a PE2650 with Perc3di.

I have the 2x2 split backplane daughter card installed.

On channel 0, I have two 36GB drives in a RAID 1 array (OS, running

On channel 1, I have three 73GB drives in a RAID 5 array (mounted and

When I issue the "enclosure show slot" command, all I get are the
channel 0 drives:

AFA0> enclosure show slot
Executing: enclosure show slot
Enclosure Slot scsiId Insert  Status
--------- ---- ------ ------- ------------------------------------------
   0       0   0:00:0     1   OK ACTIVATE
   0       1   0:01:0     1   OK ACTIVATE

But all the containers and disks are there:

AFA0> container list
Executing: container list
Num          Total  Oth Chunk          Scsi   Partition
Label Type   Size   Ctr Size   Usage   B:ID:L Offset:Size
----- ------ ------ --- ------ ------- ------ -------------
 0    Mirror 33.8GB            Open    0:00:0 64.0KB:33.8GB
 /dev/sda             LinuxOS          0:01:0 64.0KB:33.8GB

 1    RAID-5  136GB       64KB Open    1:02:0 64.0KB:68.3GB
 /dev/sdb             data             1:03:0 64.0KB:68.3GB
                                       1:04:0 64.0KB:68.3GB

....And the disks are all there:

AFA0> disk list
Executing: disk list

B:ID:L  Device Type     Blocks    Bytes/Block Usage            Shared
------  --------------  --------- ----------- ---------------- ------
0:00:0   Disk            71132959  512         Initialized     NO
0:01:0   Disk            71132959  512         Initialized     NO
1:02:0   Disk            143374650 512         Initialized     NO
1:03:0   Disk            143374650 512         Initialized     NO
1:04:0   Disk            143374650 512         Initialized     NO

I've tried a "controller rescan" as well as a reboot, but I can't get
the "enclosure show slot" to show all the slots.  What could be the


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