Linux-PowerEdge Digest, Vol 70, Issue 4

sandeep kumar itallbeginswithme at gmail.com
Wed Apr 7 00:26:10 CDT 2010


i want to control my hard ware using usb port please help


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>    1. Re: MD1000 continue pop-up messages about eventid=2095
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>    2. Power consumption -- real vs actual (John LLOYD)
>    3. RE: Monitoring non-Dell drives with OMSA? (Baird, Josh)
>    4. Re: Power consumption -- real vs actual (Matt Domsch)
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> Date: Mon, 5 Apr 2010 22:30:27 +0800 (CST)
> From: mcclnx mcc <mcclnx at yahoo.com.tw>
> Subject: Re: MD1000 continue pop-up messages about eventid=2095
> To: linux-poweredge at dell.com, cupertino at gmx.net
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> I eventually figured out the messages pop-up on /var/log/messages are cause
> by Varitus BAckexec software.  everytime I turn on BACKEXEC
> (./VRTSralus.init start), I will get following messages:
>
>> =======================================================
>> > Mar 31 10:11:37 ORA6 Server Administrator: Storage
>> Service EventID: 2095
>> > SCSI sense data Sense key:  5 Sense code: 24
>> Sense qualifier:  0:
>> > Enclosure 0:0 Controller 0, Connector 0
>> > Mar 31 10:11:37 ORA6 Server Administrator: Storage
>> Service EventID: 2095
>> > SCSI sense data Sense key:  5 Sense code: 24
>> Sense qualifier:  0:
>> > Enclosure 1:0 Controller 0, Connector 1
>> > Mar 31 10:11:38 ORA6 Server Administrator: Storage
>> Service EventID: 2095
>> > SCSI sense data Sense key:  5 Sense code: 24
>> Sense qualifier:  0:
>> > Enclosure 0:0 Controller 2, Connector 0
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>> -------- Original-Nachricht --------
>> > Datum: Thu, 1 Apr 2010 01:50:58 +0800 (CST)
>> > Von: mcclnx mcc <mcclnx at yahoo.com.tw>
>> > An: linux-poweredge at dell.com
>> > Betreff: MD1000 continue pop-up messages about
>> eventid=2095
>>
>> > We have DELL R900 with two MD1000 connect to it.?
>> Recently I found
>> > following messages continue pop-up on
>> /var/log/messages file.? I used DELL OPMN to
>> > check and NO error.? Anyone know why?
>> >
>> >
>> =======================================================
>> > Mar 31 10:11:37 ORA6 Server Administrator: Storage
>> Service EventID: 2095
>> > SCSI sense data Sense key:? 5 Sense code: 24
>> Sense qualifier:? 0:
>> > Enclosure 0:0 Controller 0, Connector 0
>> > Mar 31 10:11:37 ORA6 Server Administrator: Storage
>> Service EventID: 2095
>> > SCSI sense data Sense key:? 5 Sense code: 24
>> Sense qualifier:? 0:
>> > Enclosure 1:0 Controller 0, Connector 1
>> > Mar 31 10:11:38 ORA6 Server Administrator: Storage
>> Service EventID: 2095
>> > SCSI sense data Sense key:? 5 Sense code: 24
>> Sense qualifier:? 0:
>> > Enclosure 0:0 Controller 2, Connector 0
>> >
>> > Mar 31 13:12:37 ORA6 Server Administrator: Storage
>> Service EventID: 2095
>> > SCSI sense data Sense key:? 5 Sense code: 24
>> Sense qualifier:? 0:
>> > Enclosure 0:0 Controller 0, Connector 0
>> > Mar 31 13:12:37 ORA6 Server Administrator: Storage
>> Service EventID: 2095
>> > SCSI sense data Sense key:? 5 Sense code: 24
>> Sense qualifier:? 0:
>> > Enclosure 1:0 Controller 0, Connector 1
>> > Mar 31 13:12:37 ORA6 Server Administrator: Storage
>> Service EventID: 2095
>> > SCSI sense data Sense key:? 5 Sense code: 24
>> Sense qualifier:? 0:
>> > Enclosure 0:0 Controller 2, Connector 0
>> >
>> >
>> >? ? ???
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> Message: 2
> Date: Mon, 5 Apr 2010 09:37:45 -0700
> From: John LLOYD <jal at mdacorporation.com>
> Subject: Power consumption -- real vs actual
> To: "linux-poweredge at dell.com" <linux-poweredge at dell.com>
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> We're coming up against power consumption issues on some servers, usually
> 10g (r900) and 11g (r710,r610) boxes.
>
> I'll use an R710 as an example.
>
> The nameplate rating, used for electrical safety, is 7 amps for an R710
> (100V to 120V).
>
> The power supply rated capacity is 870W (for the high-output version).
>
> The enterprise power calculator dell.com/calc  says input power is 431
> watts, maximum 578 watts.
>
> Open Manage reports power consumption (at idle) is 252W.
>
>
> Now, with this surplus of numbers to choose from, I have a few concerns.
>
> First, the enterprise calculator shows maximum (578) less than power supply
> capacity (870) which is a good thing.
>
> But, second, the power supply capacity is more than rated input which is 7A
> * 100V=700VA.  What is the basis for the current rating on the nameplate?
>
> (By nameplate I mean the black decal with numerous regulatory logos, input
> voltage/current ratings, model numbers, etc.)
>
> Third, while idle power is less than calculated (and I do understand why),
> why so much less?  Try as I might, I cannot get my 252W reported by
> OpenManage up near the 431W calculated, by exercising CPUs or disks.  So,
> does OpenManage report "input" power or "output" from the power supply, or,
> something else?  Or is the calculator based on highest-expected values
> rather than averages?
>
> Fourth, the Open Manage mechanism to measure power is based on whatever is
> built into the chassis.  How accurate (% of actual) could we expect this to
> be?  5% or 20%?  And is it "input" to the power supply or "input" to the
> baseboard?
>
>
>
> FYI, commands were
>  CPU heater:  dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/null  &    8 to 16 times
>  disk heater:  tar cf /dev/zero /path/to/big/disks/as/raid-5
>  measure power:  omreport chassis pwrmonitoring | grep Reading | head -1
> Config is
> # SPident
> CONCLUSION: System is up-to-date!
>   found    SLE-10-x86_64-SP2 + "online updates"
> Hardware is R710, two Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X5570  @ 2.93GHz, (quad-core)
> Six 600GB SAS disks.  One Perc 6/I controller.
> Open Manage is 6.1
>
>
> --John
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> Message: 3
> Date: Mon, 5 Apr 2010 11:49:01 -0500
> From: "Baird, Josh" <jbaird at follett.com>
> Subject: RE: Monitoring non-Dell drives with OMSA?
> To: "Robin Bowes" <robin-lists at robinbowes.com>,
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> OMSA should have no problem monitoring non-Dell branded disks, BUT, keep
> in mind, that the new Dell branded RAID controllers (H200/H700) will not
> accept non-Dell branded disks.  I'm not sure what card you are ordering
> your R410's with...
>
> Josh
>
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com] On Behalf Of Robin Bowes
> Sent: Wednesday, March 31, 2010 6:32 PM
> To: linux-poweredge at dell.com
> Subject: Monitoring non-Dell drives with OMSA?
>
> Hi,
>
> We have 32 x PE1950, plus 34 x R410, and have another 42 R410 on order.
> All servers have (the balance of) a 3-year warranty.
>
> Each server has 4 x 146GB 2.5" SAS drives configured in RAID10.
>
> As you might imagine, with that many spindles we get regular failures.
> It's no biggie - we just create an incident with Dell and get a
> replacement sent to the DC, where it is fitted and the failed drive sent
> back.
>
> I want to buy a few spare drives to keep at the DC to use when we have
> drive failures to reduce the time we have to run degraded.
>
> So, I've got prices for Dell drives and equivalent Seagate drives:
>
> Dell: $199, inc. drive tray
> Seagate: $188
>
> Now, that doesn't seem too bad, until you find out that the Seagate
> drives come with a 5-year warranty as standard but the Dell drives only
> come with a *1-year* warranty as standard!! If it weren't for that, I'd
> go for the Dells as it keeps a single point-of-contact for all
> replacements. But I can't go for hard drives with just 1 year of
> warranty.
>
> Now, if I do go with non-Dell drives, I'll still need to monitor them
> for failure. Does anyone know if OMSA is capable of monitoring non-Dell
> drives? If not, can can Seagate drives be flashed with Dell firmware?
>
> Thanks for any insight...
>
> R.
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> Message: 4
> Date: Mon, 5 Apr 2010 11:55:21 -0500
> From: Matt Domsch <Matt_Domsch at dell.com>
> Subject: Re: Power consumption -- real vs actual
> To: John LLOYD <jal at mdacorporation.com>
> Cc: "linux-poweredge at dell.com" <linux-poweredge at dell.com>
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> On Mon, Apr 05, 2010 at 09:37:45AM -0700, John LLOYD wrote:
>> FYI, commands were
>>  CPU heater:  dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/null  &    8 to 16 times
>
> That's not a terribly good CPU-intensive load.  Try something like
> this a few times in parallel
>
> pi=$(echo "scale=100000; 4*a(1)" | bc -l)  &
>
> I can feel the space under my desk heating up after just a few seconds
> of this...
>
> Thanks,
> Matt
>
> --
> Matt Domsch
> Technology Strategist
> Dell | Office of the CTO
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