I made some wrappers around binaries from megactl package to create the node if it doesn’t exist yet. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. When I install Centos on a Dell workstation it doesn’t see my drives. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. We can see that Physical Disk:

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Unplugging and pluging back a disk from an array doesn’t make the controller rebuild the array with that disk. However, I already did this for you. I think I’d also try going into its BIOS and megarxid it to factory defaults and reconfiguring it as it sounds like you have no data on it to preserve.

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.

Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. The time now is Or hopefully a better way to do this? Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. If not, it won’t be used to avoid filling cache with randon useless data in case of randomly accessed sector. It means it has detected some RAID informations on it, and thus, considers it as a disk being part of an array that may be imported into current controller configuration.


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I made some wrappers around binaries from megactl package to create the node if it doesn’t exist yet. Aparently U1 and U2 mean, 5. Let’s check if we have one and if it’s working fine:. It’s quite new and thus, may be missing in some not-up-to-date distributions. A server with two controllers old script version output, sorry got no such hardware to get a newer example: They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.

If megasasctl doesn’t work for you, you will have to use the proprietary cli utility from LSI: The packages comes with a python wrapper around megasasctl and an initscript that periodic run this wrapper to check status.

Firstly thanks for your reply dyasny. But from the look of that dmesg output, I don’t think it’s that, it looks more serious.

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Write cache should be enabled ONLY if you have a battery pack on your controller. We can see that Physical Disk: However, please that most of old distributions won’t have this driver.


I have however solved the problem! Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. cento

I suspect i need these drivers https: Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. Then you can expect such monitoring facilities centreon on-top centreon-engine in this picture:.

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However it’s really hard to use because it’s use tones of command line parameters and there’s no documentation. The controller will now recognise the disk as being a “foreign” one. All theses card can be used with stock Linux kernel which includes a working driver. Linux kernel drivers 3.

This however does not make my drive’s that are hooked up to the controller avaiable, nor does it megxraid any array that I might have configured via the BIOS set-up menu.

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