PERC5/i monitoring on OpenSUSE 11.1...

John Roehrig john.roehrig at
Tue Feb 17 11:35:20 CST 2009

I've seen cases in which percsnmp will work when MegaCLI fails. 

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From: linux-poweredge-bounces at [mailto:linux-poweredge-bounces at] On Behalf Of Tino Schwarze
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Subject: Re: PERC5/i monitoring on OpenSUSE 11.1...

Hi Kenneth,

On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 08:26:28AM -0700, Kirchner, Kenneth W CTR USA NETCOM/9TH SC A wrote:

> That's interesting. I am using the Perc5/i under RHEL 5.3 and MegaCLI works just fine.
> # modinfo megaraid_sas
> filename:       /lib/modules/2.6.18-128.1.1.el5/kernel/drivers/scsi/megaraid/megaraid_sas.ko
> description:    LSI MegaRAID SAS Driver
> author:         megaraidlinux at
> version:
> license:        GPL

Well, thats a 2.6.18 kernel. I've got here. (OpenSUSE
11.0 has

I suppose, the issue is related to newer kernel versions (the dkms
modules won't build because of changes to the kernel's SCSI structures).


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