I had some problems with Adaptec SA. Not aware of any method of detecting the status for this RAID. The ‘sg’ module must be loaded for it to work, the cli program segfaults without it. However, please that most of old distributions won’t have this driver. Views Page Discussion View source History.

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There is currently no known opensource tool for theses cards.

Linux and Hardware RAID: an administrator’s summary

I forgot to mention that I’m compiling everything into the kernel and not using modules. The cache policies are as follows:. If such information is easily available, monitoring tools can be written to detect and report failures.

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The first one with a RAID1 array working fine. For more advanced llnux it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with linuux and network administration. Here is what to do:. Archttp is statically linked so it will run in virtually all circumstances. Driver name Name of the Linux kernel module. When I type an lsmod, I get the following output: What should I be looking out for in the boot up messages?

Hardware using this driver: Notably this driver uses the kernel scsi subsystem rather than implementing its own block device.

Adapter – The physical controller which we are going to use, represented by id usually 0. You can write your own script around megasasctl to check your adapter status health periodically.

Same source requirements ilnux the CLI tools. The RPM can be converted to. However it’s really hard to use because it’s use tones of command line parameters and there’s no documentation. As we look for simple output that shows the virtual drives structure, its hard to get that with megacli.


How to configure the Linux kernel/drivers/scsi/megaraid

I made some wrappers around binaries from megactl package to create the node if it doesn’t exist yet. Find More Posts by galapogos. If you need to reset your password, click here. Virtual Drive emgaraid physical drives 0,1 and 2 and includes the settings of the raid device such as raid level, strip size etc.

Physical Drives – Physical Hard Disks attached to controller, represented by id, 0,1,2,3 etc. Hosting provided by Metropolitan Area Network Darmstadt.

drivers/scsi/megaraid/megaraid_sas.h – pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/next/linux-next – Git at Google

They have, amongst others, an ‘archttp’ module which enables a web interface! I tried to extract the. Navigation Main page Recent changes Random page.