Sata Raid 6 channel controller monitoring

Patrick_Boyd at Dell.com Patrick_Boyd at Dell.com
Mon Oct 15 10:23:25 CDT 2007


You can find the software itself and manuals on support.dell.com 

-----Original Message-----
From: Leopold Palomo-Avellaneda [mailto:lepalom at wol.es] 
Sent: Monday, October 15, 2007 9:07 AM
To: Boyd, Patrick
Cc: linux-poweredge-Lists
Subject: Re: Sata Raid 6 channel controller monitoring

Thank's,

I'm a bit confused about this software. There's some kind of "official
page" 
or similar to find information?

Regards,

Leo

A Dilluns 15 Octubre 2007, Patrick_Boyd at dell.com va escriure:
> OMSA will monitor this controller.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com
> [mailto:linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com] On Behalf Of Leopold
> Palomo-Avellaneda
> Sent: Monday, October 15, 2007 3:26 AM
> To: linux-poweredge-Lists
> Subject: Sata Raid 6 channel controller monitoring
>
> Hi,
>
> I just have a simple question that begins to worry to me. We have a
> PowerEdge
> 1800 with a sata raid controller (6 channels) with 4 hds configured in
> Raid5.
>
> We have installed a debian stable (now etch, before sarge)  and it's
> running
> without any problems since one and half year 24/7
>
> I configured the raid using the hardware raid in the bios. I choose
the
> partition schema and when I install the OS, the kernel (2.6)
recognized
> the
> resulting partitions of the raid without any problem (using aacraid
> module)
>
> Now I'm a bit worry because I don't have any tool to monitor the state
> of the
> hds. I have installed the afaapps tools but when I try to use the
afacli
>
> command doesn't it doesn't find any controller. On this page [1] I
found
> that
> the aacraid modules doesn't show any status. But I didn't create the
> raid
> using the afacli soft. I created it using the bios driver.
>
> So, how can I check the state of the raid?
>
> Regards,
>
> Leo
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> [1] http://wiki.debian.org/LinuxRaidForAdmins
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