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

David B. haazeloud at
Thu Sep 4 11:20:41 CDT 2008

Dan Reagan a écrit :
> 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 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
Hi Dan,

I've got same issue with Cent OS 5 (RHEL 5 like) with a PERC 4/DC.
OMSA is working fine with 2.6.18 kernel, and with 2.6.26 OMSA (or 
omreport) can't see PERC 4/DC.
But raid is ok and i can use disk too.

Seems that's not only on Debian.

Thank you.

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