[OMSA] Controller not found with SATA disks

Steve Thompson smt at vgersoft.com
Tue Mar 2 15:06:56 CST 2010

On Tue, 2 Mar 2010, Davide Ferrari wrote:

> I have two R410 with OMSA 6.0.1 installed, on a Debian Lenny 2.6.26. One 410
> has SATA disks whgile the other uses SAS disks. On the SAS one, no problem
> with OMSA at all, but on the SATA machine it always gives me a
> # omreport storage pdisk controller=0
> Invalid controller value. Read, controller=0
> No controllers found.

I get this from time to time (a few months apart) when dataeng has quit; 
in my case (Centos 5.4) a "service dataeng restart" followed by a wait of 
a couple of minutes gets things going again.

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