This utility along with other crap can be downloaded here: The ‘sg’ module must be loaded for it to work, the cli program segfaults without it. Status RAID status easily available? If a discrepancy is found, it is automatically corrected, assuming always that the data is correct. If a hard drive used in a RAID logical drive fails, a hot spare automatically takes its place and the data on the failed drive is reconstructed on the hot spare. Logical Drive Parameters and Default Settings. A device selection window displays the devices connected to the current controller.

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Stripe Size specifies the size of the segments written to each drive in a RAID 1, 5 or 10 logical drive. When you select Check Consistencythe parameters of the existing logical drives on the current controller and a selection menu listing the logical drives by number appear.

Dell PowerEdge Expandable RAID Controller 4/Di Operating System Driver Installation Guide

Similarly, the script has intermediate and expert levels. Configuring Arrays and Logical Drives. Well, you really have to see it. You should not use write-back for any logical drive that is to be used as a Novell NetWare volume. The configuration utility provides a list of configurable arrays where there is a space to configure.


A message appears if uninitialized logical drives remain in the system. I had some problems with Adaptec SA.

A larger stripe size provides better read performance, especially if your computer does mostly sequential reads. You can set this parameter to Read-aheadNo Read-ahead or Adaptive.

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This utility along with other crap can be downloaded here: The number of physical drives in a specific array determines the RAID levels that can be implemented with the array. Logical Drive Parameters and Default Settings. After you delete a logical drive, you can create a new one using the configuration utilities. Hosting provided by Metropolitan Area Network Darmstadt.

You can install the Linux 8. Tested with Linux 3. Read Policy specifies that the IDE read-ahead feature is used llinux the logical drive.

Use drives of the same capacity in a specific array. If the two criteria for spanning are met, the RAID controller allows spanning.

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You can check the status and other things using the sas2ircu utiliity. The default is Write-through. Performing a Consistency Check. This version may contain various improvements, but be less stable.


Not aware of any method of detecting the status for this RAID.

There are Debian packages of both tools available from http: Write Policy specifies the cache write policy. The RAID controller supports up 4ddi eight hot spares. Wine is a free software that allows users of the Unix-based systems to run an application developed for the Microsoft Windows systems.

If not, is the source for some command line tool available which can report this status? If you use drives with different capacities in an array, all the drives in the array is treated as though they have the capacity of the smallest drive in the array. Registered with Fusion MPT base driver [ See ” Designating Drives as Hot Spares ” for more information.

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Yes hpsa Yes Yes Yes? Some tools and drivers are available from the vendor. Linux – Server This forum is for the discussion of Linux Software used in a server related context.

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