RAID and DISK Problems

J. Epperson Dell at
Thu Jun 19 13:10:28 CDT 2008

On Thu, June 19, 2008 14:00, ammad shah wrote:
> Hi all,
> If i am using Software RAID of Linux (RHEL 5), how do i know that which
> disk is faulty or its RPM are down and need to be replace?

Install smartmontools, use smartctl/smartd.

> OR
> if I am using RAID Controller for same scenario

Use appropriate hardware-specific monitoring tool(s) for your controller. 
lsiutil, mptstatus, megarc, storage components of OMSA, etc.

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