Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. The RPM can be converted to. Tags for this Thread compile , driver , install , kernel , raid. Also, afacli requires libraries that are no longer available in Debian distributions. This hasn’t been a problem as I had a driver compiled for the kernel versions I was using. July 29th, 2. Supported Supported by Linux kernel?

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It show all needed informations in just one command. You should not expect any problems with theses 3wsre which are known to be mature and stable. I haven’t found anything in Google or the forums Thanks in advance. Is the kernel driver needed for this RAID system available in the default kernel?

BIOS upgrade from a Linux system 4. Tested with Linux 3. I’ve looked for some sort of walkthrough or directions, but I haven’t had any luck.

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Not aware of any method of detecting the status for this RAID. Linkx and reporting tools 3. Download all attachments as: There is a GUI tool 3dm2 accessible via browser used for management and monitoring daemon that configures the RAID, monitors the disk status and sends mail on failure.


There are Debian packages of both tools available from http: Hardware using this driver: Command-line utilities are packaged for Debian as dpt-i2o-raidutils.

The ‘sg’ module must be loaded for it to work, the cli program segfaults without it. July 29th, 2.

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This hasn’t been a problem as I had a driver compiled for the kernel versions I was using. At the end of aacraid section is the old information on tools available on Dell website, which may be useful for older distributions and controllers. Well, you really have to see it. Moreover, it show rebuild status in percent when the array is rebuilding and it’s easily parsable because 3Ware filled the not relevant columns with a dash instead of leting them empty. We don’t know any current Linux distrubtion which miss theses drivers so no additional step should be required to get it working.

Some tools and drivers are available from the vendor. Linux kernel drivers 3. The problem isn’t getting the machine to boot say on You can check the status and other things using the sas2ircu utiliity.


RAID status can be obtained via the mpt-status tool. However it use an awfull InstallShield installer which should be avoided in any case. I’ve compiled and installed software from source, but I have a feeling that drivers are probably a bit more 97550, especially since I will need to compile the driver on a system that does not have the same kernel version.

Don’t be affraid, just wait. 33ware also handles failure detection and report it by mail and syslog.

I would like to be able to update my server to There is a precompiled command line tool ipssend available from the vendor CD and IBM’s dumplog archive. Details about individual drivers 3w-xxxx Hardware using this driver: Besides, I can’t imagine its the worst thing in the world to know how to compile a driver module for a specific kernel at any time. The interface may stop responding a few seconds.

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