Ubuntu Poweredge 2900, OMSA Problems

Elliot Fuller puff_damagic_dragon at hotmail.com
Fri Jan 12 14:54:35 CST 2007




When I run the command suggested I get,

root at server:/home# omreport storage adisk controller=0
Invalid controller value. Read, controller=0
No controllers found.


Any idea what is going on? Is there another way to see if the array is degraded?

> Subject: Re: Ubuntu Poweredge 2900, OMSA Problems> From: greg at max-t.com> To: puff_damagic_dragon at hotmail.com> CC: linux-poweredge at dell.com> Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2007 22:09:21 -0500> > I think the command you want is> omreport storage adisk controller=0> > On Thu, 2007-01-11 at 18:57 -0800, Elliot Fuller wrote:> > I managed to install the latest version of Ubuntu Linux on my dell> > Poweredge 2900. I have networking up and everything is great. I even> > tested to see if I could use the pre-boot tool to rebuild an array in> > case of a failure. It worked!> > > > My problem is that I must be aware of a disk failure if it is to> > occur. I had several roads to go down; the standard LSI Logic MegaCli> > software from the Perc 5/i OEM manufacturers, or OMSA. I tried using> > the RPM converter alien to make the MegaCli software work, but I> > didn't have any luck.> > > > Thus I used the OMSA port to debian found on this site> > http://linux.dell.com/debian_9g.shtml> > ______________________________________________________________________> > I installed and got only a few errors.> > > > [: 212: ia64:unexpected operator> > [: 212: x86_64: unexpected operator> > > > I figure as long as I can use OMSA to query my RAID status, I can> > write a script that will send me an email when it fails. (So I only> > need partial functionality) I ran a couple of commands to see how it> > would work out.> > > > #me at server:/home/#omreport chassis processors> > > > Processors Information> > > > Health : Ok> > > > Index             : 0> > Status            : Ok> > Connector Name    : CPU1> > Processor Brand   : Intel(R) Xeon(TM) CPU 3.00GHz> > Processor Version : Model 6 Stepping 4> > Current Speed     : 3000  MHz> > State             : Enabled> > Core Count        : 2> > Capabilities      : 64-bit VT DBS HT > > > > Index             : 1> > Status            : Unknown> > Connector Name    : CPU2> > Processor Brand   : [Not Occupied]> > Processor Version : NA> > Current Speed     : NA> > State             : NA> > Core Count        : NA> > > > > > I also ran,> > > > #me at server:/home/#omreport storage vdisk> > > > List of Virtual Disks in the System> > > > Controller PERC 5/i Integrated (Embedded)> > ID                  : 0> > Status              : Ok> > Name                : Virtual Disk 0> > State               : Ready> > Progress            : Not Applicable> > Layout              : RAID-5> > Size                : 1,039.50 GB (1116154626048 bytes)> > Device Name         : /dev/sda> > Type                : SATA> > Read Policy         : Adaptive Read Ahead> > Write Policy        : Write Back> > Cache Policy        : Not Applicable> > Stripe Element Size : 64 KB> > > > Great!> > > > However, I really need to know the status of the physical disks so I> > ran,> > > > #me at server:/home/#omreport storage pdisk> > Error! Required parameter missing: controller> > > > And I get the error above!> > > > Why am I missing a controller? I have a Perc 5/i Raid controller, is> > the system just not communicating with it?> > > > Will the virtual disk query tell me if one of the physical drives> > down? In other words, will it tell me if the array is degraded?> > > > If it can tell me if the RAID is degraded, I can make a script that> > checks every night using cron to tell me if the array is degraded. I> > really need this functionality!!> > > > Any suggestions?> > > > > > > > ______________________________________________________________________> > View Athletes' Collections with Live Search. See it!> > _______________________________________________> > Linux-PowerEdge mailing list> > Linux-PowerEdge at dell.com> > http://lists.us.dell.com/mailman/listinfo/linux-poweredge> > Please read the FAQ at http://lists.us.dell.com/faq> -- > Greg Dickie> just a guy> Maximum Throughput> 
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