Megamon on Dell PowerEdge R905

J. Epperson Dell at epperson.homelinux.net
Thu Sep 10 18:33:32 CDT 2009


On Thu, September 10, 2009 19:20, Clint Dilks wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have just tried to install Megamon from  HWR_Monitor_Linux_3.8.zip
> found on the LSI site on a Dell PowerEdge R905 running CentOS 5.3 but
> after runnig the install script MegaCtrl does nothing.  When I try and
> start the service I get
>
> Character Device Node /dev/megadev0 does not exist. Raid Monitor could
> not be started.
>
> So my question is do I fix this by going
>
> mknod /dev/megadev0 c 253 0
>
> 253 being identified from *cat /proc/devices | grep -i mega * 253
> megaraid_sas_ioctl
>
> Or is there some additional / alternative software I should be
installing
> ?
>

That's the right idea.  It will have a habit of disappearing on you, in my
experience.  You can hack it into to /etc/makedev.d/02linux-2.6.x with:

c $STORAGE               254   0  1  1 megadev0

That works for Fedora.






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