flakey perc6 output/nagios checks

Ding Deng ding.deng at gmail.com
Thu Mar 5 00:35:02 CST 2009


Same problem here, with a PERC 6/E controller.

Any news about this?


Thanks,
Ding Deng

"Dan Simoes" <dan.simoes at gmail.com> writes:

> At my day job, we use a lot of Dell servers.
> The platform I'm about to describe is R900s with both Perc6e and Perc6i,
> running CentOS 5.2.
>
> We did the "official" OMSA install, and I then added in the nagios checks
> (check_om_chassis and check_om_storage).
> Everything went swimmingly for a couple of months, but we're now seeing a
> rash of nagios check errors on the storage.
> I've checked the plugins in verbose mode, and it doesn't appear that it's
> the plugins, but rather, omreport that is causing the error (or at least
> reporting it).
>
> For example:
> [dan at leia ~]$ omreport storage pdisk controller=1
> List of Physical Disks on Controller PERC 6/i Integrated (Embedded)
>
> Controller PERC 6/i Integrated (Embedded)
> ID                        : 0:0:0
> Status                    : Ok
> Name                      : Physical Disk 0:0:0
> State                     : Online
> Failure Predicted         : No
> Progress                  : Not Applicable
> Type                      : SAS
> Capacity                  : 136.13 GB (146163105792 bytes)
> Used RAID Disk Space      : 136.13 GB (146163105792 bytes)
> Available RAID Disk Space : 0.00 GB (0 bytes)
> Hot Spare                 : No
> Vendor ID                 : DELL
> Product ID                : ST3146356SS
> Revision                  : HS09
> <truncated>
>
> But for controller 0, the Perc6e:
> [dan at leia ~]$ omreport storage pdisk controller=0
> Entity: line 20: parser error : CharRef: invalid decimal value
> <Vendor type="astring">DELL&#-103;   </Vendor>
>                              ^
> Entity: line 20: parser error : xmlParseCharRef: invalid xmlChar value 0
> <Vendor type="astring">DELL&#-103;   </Vendor>
>                              ^
> Entity: line 59: parser error : CharRef: invalid decimal value
> <Vendor type="astring">DELL&#-103;   </Vendor>
>                              ^
> Entity: line 59: parser error : xmlParseCharRef: invalid xmlChar value 0
> <Vendor type="astring">DELL&#-103;   </Vendor>
>                              ^
> Entity: line 99: parser error : CharRef: invalid decimal value
> <Vendor type="astring">DELL&#-103;   </Vendor>
>                              ^
> Entity: line 99: parser error : xmlParseCharRef: invalid xmlChar value 0
> <Vendor type="astring">DELL&#-103;   </Vendor>
> <truncated>
>
> All controllers are on the latest firmware, the operating system is updated,
> etc.
> Ring any bells?
>
> Thanks.
>
> Dan
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