Megamon on Dell PowerEdge R905

Clint Dilks clintd at scms.waikato.ac.nz
Thu Sep 10 18:48:24 CDT 2009


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 ?
>
> Thanks
>
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Ok hacking the init script so that device is created allows the init 
script to start and stop but no precesses are started. Anyone have any 
idea what I am missing ?



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