There is also a megasasctl tool to get RAID status available from the megactl package on Sourceforge. Select Save changes then exit this menu, and then press Enter. There are different levels of hardware RAID available. Beware of data loss! September 29th, 6. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. Yes hpsa Yes Yes Yes?

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Is the source for a command line interface tool available for adding and removing disks from the RAID set? During operating system installation, the configured RAID array will be recognized as a logical disk group, and can be set up and partitioned as desired.

The packages comes with a python wrapper around megasasctl and an lsl that periodic run this wrapper to check status. Regards, frankat http: Custom configuration allows the user to select disks, array size, and RAID level.

Visit the following links: You can write your own script around megacli to check your adapter status health periodically. The time now is The script can be called with –nagios parameter. I noticed that strange behavior on an IBM controller. Join our community today! Not all of them are supported options for HP Linux workstations. Power off your server module and then power it back on. The packages comes with a python wrapper around megacli and an initscript that periodic run this wrapper to check status.


The configuration window to the right of the screen will display information on the maximum size of the RAID array for the different available RAID levels. Select the type of volume you want to create, in this case an IME volume.

It will force a single line output and will return exit code 0 if all good, or 2 if at least one thing is wrong. However, linuux that most of old distributions won’t have this driver. It’s quite new and thus, may be missing in some not-up-to-date distributions.

The ‘sg’ module must be loaded for it to work, the cli program segfaults without it. Installing this beast and several megs of rpms later:. If megasasctl doesn’t work for you, you will have to use the proprietary cli linud from LSI: Viewing the array will display various properties of the RAID array, including the disks present and their status.

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I guess the drives are showing now in your BIOS? LinuxRaidForAdmins last modified The next screen will display properties of the selected adapter. The controller will now lzi the disk as being a “foreign” one. Even Ubuntu is listed in the wikipage, LSI card upgrade is not supported.

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Intel Corporation Unknown device Flags: My 4 disk raid is far slower than I expected measured using: However LSI provide megaclia proprietary management command line utility which is rather hard to use.

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