Info on M910 and H200 controller status misleading

Bryan bryan.madhatter at gmail.com
Mon Jul 26 12:28:00 CDT 2010


It's flagged as degraded due to the driver version.  OMSA has done this for
awhile now.
Driver Version : 01.101.06.00
Minimum Required Driver Version               : 02.00.00.00


On Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 11:34 AM, Gianluca Cecchi <gianluca.cecchi at gmail.com
> wrote:

> hello,
> a blade M910 with RH EL 5.5 x86_64 and 6.2 agents.
> Installed these:
> libsmbios-2.2.19-10.1.el5.i386.rpm
> libsmbios-2.2.19-10.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
> RPM-GPG-KEY-dell
> RPM-GPG-KEY-libsmbios
> smbios-utils-bin-2.2.19-10.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
> srvadmin-cm-6.2.0-677.i386.rpm
> srvadmin-deng-6.2.0-1.6.el5.i386.rpm
> srvadmin-fsa-6.2.0-1.6.el3.i386.rpm
> srvadmin-hapi-6.2.0-1.17.el5.i386.rpm
> srvadmin-isvc-6.2.0-1.16.el5.i386.rpm
> srvadmin-megalib-6.2.0-1.6.el3.i386.rpm
> srvadmin-omacore-6.2.0-1.18.el5.i386.rpm
> srvadmin-omcommon-6.2.0-1.19.el5.i386.rpm
> srvadmin-omilcore-6.2.0-1.9.el5.noarch.rpm
> srvadmin-smcommon-6.2.0-1.29.el5.i386.rpm
> srvadmin-storage-6.2.0-1.29.el5.i386.rpm
> srvadmin-storage-populator-6.2.0-1.25.el3.i386.rpm
> srvadmin-storelib-6.2.0-1.11.el3.i386.rpm
> srvadmin-storelib-libpci-6.2.0-1.1.el5.i386.rpm
> srvadmin-storelib-sysfs-6.2.0-1.1.el5.i386.rpm
> srvadmin-sysfsutils-6.2.0-2.1.el5.i386.rpm
> srvadmin-xmlsup-6.2.0-1.17.el5.i386.rpm
>
> I have this strange output when querying the controller status; state is
> degraded, but OK...
>
> # omreport storage controller
>  Controller  PERC H200 Integrated Modular (Embedded)
>
> Controllers
> ID                                            : 0
> Status                                        : Non-Critical
> Name                                          : PERC H200 Integrated
> Modular
> Slot ID                                       : Embedded
> State                                         : Degraded
> Firmware Version                              : 07.01.33.00
> Minimum Required Firmware Version             : Not Applicable
> Driver Version                                : 01.101.06.00
> Minimum Required Driver Version               : 02.00.00.00
> Storport Driver Version                       : Not Applicable
> Minimum Required Storport Driver Version      : Not Applicable
> Number of Connectors                          : 1
> Rebuild Rate                                  : 50%
> BGI Rate                                      : 50%
> Check Consistency Rate                        : 50%
> Reconstruct Rate                              : Not Applicable
> Alarm State                                   : Not Applicable
> Cluster Mode                                  : Not Applicable
> SCSI Initiator ID                             : Not Applicable
> Cache Memory Size                             : Not Applicable
> Patrol Read Mode                              : Not Applicable
> Patrol Read State                             : Not Applicable
> Patrol Read Rate                              : Not Applicable
> Patrol Read Iterations                        : Not Applicable
> Abort check consistency on error              : Not Applicable
> Allow Revertible Hot Spare and Replace Member : Not Applicable
> Auto replace member on predictive failure     : Not Applicable
> Load balance                                  : Not Applicable
> Security Capable                              : Not Applicable
> Security Key Present                          : Not Applicable
> Redundant Path view                           : Not Applicable
>
> using check_openmanage from
> http://folk.uio.no/trondham/software/check_openmanage.html
> with these options
>
> /usr/lib64/nagios/plugins/check_openmanage -o 0 --blacklist
> ctrl_driver=0/ctrl_stdr=0 -d
>
>    System:      PowerEdge M910
>    ServiceTag:                                  OMSA version:    6.2.0
>    BIOS/date:   1.1.7 05/25/2010         Plugin version:  3.5.10
>
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
>    Storage
> Components
>
> =============================================================================
>   STATE  |    ID    |  MESSAGE
> TEXT
>
> ---------+----------+--------------------------------------------------------
>       OK |        0 | Controller 0 [PERC H200 Integrated Modular] is
> Degraded
>       OK |  0:0:0:0 | Physical Disk 0:0:0 [SAS-HDD 146GB] on ctrl 0 is
> Online
>       OK |  0:0:0:1 | Physical Disk 0:0:1 [SAS-HDD 146GB] on ctrl 0 is
> Online
>       OK |      0:0 | Logical Drive '/dev/sda' [RAID-1, 136.13 GB] is Ready
>       OK |      0:0 | Connector 0 [SAS Port RAID Mode] on controller 0 is
> Ready
>       OK |    0:0:0 | Enclosure 0:0:0 [Backplane] on controller 0 is Ready
>
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> ....
>
> In general the standard check (without -d but with the blacklist option, as
> the driver release in RH EL 5 is a little behind the reccomended..) returns
> ok.
>
> So the question is
> is it ok or not?
> Entering directly into BIOS for the controller (Ctrl-C) gives Optimal as
> state....
>
> Is this a bug related with the text output....?
> Thanks,
> Gianluca
>
>
>
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