The cache policies are as follows:. Even Ubuntu is listed in the wikipage, LSI card upgrade is not supported. Powered by Trac 1. BIOS upgrade from a Linux system. Please note you need a recent version of smartmontools. You can write your own script around megasasctl to check your adapter status health periodically.
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It’s quite new and thus, may be missing in some not-up-to-date distributions.
Dell cards can be flashed using firmware-tools. It’s the standard nagios expected return code. However it’s really hard to use because it’s use tones of command line parameters and there’s no documentation.
Management and reporting tools 3. Please note you need a recent version of smartmontools. If not, it won’t be used to avoid filling cache with randon useless data in case of randomly accessed sector. Hosting sponsored by http: The first one is already setup but we have just plugged a disk bays on the second card. The write policies specify whether the controller sends a write-request completion signal as soon as the data is in the cache or megarsid it has been written to disk.
If megasasctl doesn’t work for you, you will have to use the proprietary cli utility from LSI: Write cache should be enabled ONLY if you have a battery pack on your controller.
LSIMegaRAIDSAS – HWraid
With this option, readahead will only be enabled if the controller receive several access to sequencial sectors. However, please that most of old distributions won’t have this driver. The script can be called with –nagios parameter.
You can write your own script around megasasctl to check your adapter status health periodically. A complete documentation is attached as PDF here: We can see that Physical Disk: However, I already did this for you.
LSI MegaRAID SAS
It seems to work on old card but fails with the new one. You can write your own script around megacli to check your adapter status health periodically. It will force a single line output and will return exit code 0 if all good, or 2 if at mwgaraid one thing is wrong. Redha Ubuntu is listed in the wikipage, LSI card upgrade is not supported. The packages comes with a python wrapper around megacli and an initscript that periodic run this wrapper to check status.
Beware of data loss! I noticed that strange behavior on an IBM controller. Proprietary tools creates the device node at startup. It seems ADRA is deprecated, current megacli binary doesn’t offer this option anymore.
There is currently no known opensource tool for theses cards. Download in other formats: A second one with a RAID6 arrays of 7 drives with one offline the array has just been created so it’s under initialization too.
The first one with a RAID1 array working fine. Use regular readahead instead: These settings do not affect the megaraiid policy. BIOS upgrade from a Linux system. However LSI provide megaclia proprietary management command line utility which is rather hard to use.