At any point during RAID configuration or management, press the home button to return to the main screen of the configuration utility. Note – Despite the fact that there are dual paths to disks 1 – 7, they are not shown in the BIOS configuration utility. Despite it seems that no real upstream development exists for this tool, it works fine and is reliable. The BIOS screen appears. The next screen allows you to choose the type of RAID. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.

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Others looks like being real driver but we haven’t used them yet. Device name unknown PCI: Is the kernel driver needed for this RAID system available in the default kernel?

BIOS upgrade from a Linux system. Select Manage Array and press Enter to use the management features. It assumes a basic understanding of computer hardware, filesystems, and the Linux operating system.

Until arrays are healthy again a reminder will be sent each 2 hours. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop llsi, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. Click on the new unconfigured disk in order to configure it and add it to the RAID array.


Linuux time now is Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. The Virtual Agent is currently unavailable. See your browser’s documentation for specific instructions. Notably this driver uses the kernel scsi subsystem rather than implementing its own block device.

At any point during RAID configuration or management, press the home button to return to the main screen of the configuration utility. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. There are Debian packages of both tools available from http: Are you new to LinuxQuestions.

LSI drivers for LSI E RAID for Centos 6

The ‘sg’ module must be loaded for it to work, the cli program segfaults without it. A daemon detecting status changes and reporting to syslog as SNMP traps is packaged as cpqarrayd.

Note – Despite the fact that there are dual paths to disks 1 – 7, they lso not shown in the BIOS configuration utility. Not aware of any method of detecting the status for this RAID. Details vary based on the specific configuration, such as RAID level and number of disks used.

Please try again shortly. If such information is easily available, monitoring tools can be written to detect and report failures.

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From the MegaRAID Configuration Wizard screen, there are options available to clear any existing device configuration, add new drives to an existing configuration, or create a new configuration from scratch. Hosting provided by Metropolitan Area Network Darmstadt.


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HP Workstations for Linux – Installing and Configuring SAS Hardware RAID

The most important options on this screen are llsi RAID level and size. You can check the status and other things using the sas2ircu utiliity. This tool comes from LSI. From here, the disks that are configured to be hot spares can be managed, the array can be activated, deactivated, or deleted, and if the array is not at an Optimal status due to a disk failure or other problem, it can be synchronized from this menu.

The next screen will display the physical disks on the left and the proposed virtual disk RAID array on the right as a preview of the proposed disk configuration. If the name changes between kernel versions, remember to include information in the detailed information section. Having trouble installing a piece of hardware?

Is the source for a command line interface tool available for adding and removing disks from the RAID set?