Perc 4/Di, OMSA 5.4 on 2.6.26 not seeing controller

Bas van der Vlies basv at sara.nl
Thu Sep 4 04:19:22 CDT 2008


System Administrator wrote:
> I find the following website useful for the Debian users on PE server:
> 
> http://lazorsoftware..com/2008/05/dell-openmanage-server-administrator.html
> 
or just read the page where deian port is coming from:
 * https://subtrac.rc.sara.nl/oss/omsa_2_deb/wiki


> I hope one day Dell provides support for Linux Debian/Ubuntu distribution.
> 
> On Wed, 3 Sep 2008, Dan Reagan wrote:
> 
>> Hi,
>>
>> I've just installed a current Debian 'unstable' on a PE2850 and my OMSA
>> install (download from Sara) isn't seeing the raid controller. I noticed
>> a similar question in the archives from August 5th but can't seem to
>> find an answer listed (if there was one).
>>
>> Some details:
>>
>> It's using the megaraid_mbox and megaraid_mm which appears to work just
>> fine as a driver (I can use the disk at least, I haven't done any
>> benchmarking yet). I can see the chassis and system information in
>> omreport. The system bios and controller firmware are up to date. I've
>> run both the stock Debian kernel and a custom 2.6.26.3 both with the
>> same result. I have tried both 5.3 and 5.4 versions of OMSA, both with
>> the same result.
>>
>> I suspect that I'm either missing a simple fix or there is a known
>> problem that I'm also not finding ;')
>>
>> Any help would be much appreciated.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Dan
>>
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*  Bas van der Vlies                    e-mail: basv at sara.nl       *
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