Monitoring SAS 6iR RAID status

Nicholas Lozo nicholas.lozo at
Tue Jul 20 09:11:10 CDT 2010

We use mpt-status for this. Ours is wrapped in a Nagios plugin, but simpler implementation could just be called from shell script.


On Jul 20, 2010, at 8:44 AM, Rodrigo Trevisaneli wrote:

> Hi,
> This morning a database running on a PE T105 with a SAS 6iR
> was down, and after reboot I found the filesystem demaged.
> Running fsck fix this, and the /var/log/messages has a lot
> of disk-related messages starting at 10:00 pm. The SAS6iR
> utility show me RAID status degradaded and a fail status on disk 0.
> Disk 0 was removed and will be replaced. The server is running
> with only disk 1, and my question is, is there a way to be
> warned when a disk starting failing before the filesystem become
> demaged? Any utility, that can read data from SAS 6iR and put
> messages on console/syslog/email?
> Thanks,
> -Rodrigo
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