If you need to reset your password, click here. Dell cards can be flashed using firmware-tools. It is available in the packages repository too. They have, amongst others, an ‘archttp’ module which enables a web interface! Alternatively – credit to Tim on linux-poweredge list:

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It’s quite new and thus, may be missing in some not-up-to-date distributions. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.

LSIMegaRAIDSAS – HWraid

You can check the status and other things using the sas2ircu utiliity. There is currently no known opensource tool for theses cards. The read policies indicate whether or not the controller should read sequential sectors of the logical drive when seeking data. Here is what linuc do:. This is a must when maintaining a lot of machines using for instance a serial line console. When finished, lihux at any step in the process, press the escape key to exit the current view, canceling or saving any changes.

How does HP install software and gather data? The most important options on this screen are the RAID level and size. Below is information on the old afacli tool Dell also provides some admin tools in binary form.

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Boot the workstation, and when prompted, press any key to view option ROM messages. Linix source requirements as the CLI tools. Some linux tools are available on a CD included with the controller.

linux – Identify disks on an LSI SASE controller – Server Fault

Is the source for a command line interface tool available for adding and removing disks from the RAID set? The first view shows the physical disks connected to the adapter, any RAID arrays presently configured, as well as the status of both physical and virtual disks.

Now we’re going to enable write cache. Status RAID status easily available? There is a GUI tool 3dm2 accessible via browser used for management and monitoring daemon that configures the RAID, monitors the disk status and sends mail on failure.

Details will vary based on the specific configuration used. A daemon detecting status changes and reporting to syslog as SNMP traps is packaged as cpqarrayd.

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Beware of data loss! Installing this beast and several megs of rpms later: Ideally by serial number on disk and not just physical cable connected to. Many details about the disk policies can be selected here.

September 29th, 5. If a disk failure occurs, the change to the RAID array will be indicated by a message on the screen before entering the utility.

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HP Workstations for Linux – Installing and Configuring SAS Hardware RAID

For example, last year I plugged in a Promise IDE Controller and was suprised i didn’t even had to install a driver to get it working. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. The controller will now recognise the disk as being a “foreign” one. I’m fairly new to linux and so far I’ve never had any problems when plugging in new hardware.

The write policies specify whether the controller sends a write-request completion signal as soon as the data is in the cache or after it has been written to disk. It is available in the packages repository too. From the next screen, select the option to make the disk Unconfigured good so it can be made to be part of a disk group, and then select Go.

Select Go to complete the operation. If you need to reset your password, click here.