Sata Raid 6 channel controller monitoring

Leopold Palomo-Avellaneda lepalom at wol.es
Mon Oct 15 10:29:51 CDT 2007


A Dilluns 15 Octubre 2007, Patrick_Boyd at dell.com va escriure:
> You can find the software itself and manuals on support.dell.com

ok,

found!!!!

Thank's. Now I have to read a lot .....

Regards,

Leo


> -----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
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > [1] http://wiki.debian.org/LinuxRaidForAdmins
> >
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