Details about individual drivers 3w-xxxx Hardware using this driver: By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy , Privacy Policy , and our Terms of Service. Is the kernel driver needed for this RAID system available in the default kernel? I just want to use it as sata controller, no raid. I am able to mount the raid and have xenserver just fine.

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There’s also firmware updates for the controller, but applying these did not make the distro-supplied mptsas driver functional in my fairly cursory testing. Sign In feature is currently unavailable and you will not be able to post new content. 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.

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It means it has detected some RAID informations on it, and lsii, considers it as a disk being part of an array that may be imported into current controller configuration. This is how you do it: Are you saying only raid monitoring works with a hardware raid controller? In case anyone comes looking for info on these LSI or e RAID controllers either on-the-MB or on a cardthe current mptsas drivers available in recent Linux distros still have not worked for me but I’m dealing with an on-the-MB controller and the ones on actual cards may behave differently, for all I know.


The ‘sg’ module must be loaded for it to work, the cli program segfaults without sas200. Now we’re going to enable write cache. The source for the megasr module is not available, as of this writing, so you can’t compile it for newer versions or other distros. Tagslsimegaraidmptraid Thread Tools.

LSI SAS 2008 RAID Controller/ HBA Information

RAID status can be obtained via the mpt-status tool. Linux kernel drivers 3.

The first thing you’ll have to do is to list IDs of all your physical disks:. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. Same source requirements as the CLI tools. Fusion MPT misc device ioctl driver 4.

No such file or directory I seem to have found some related modules with: I thought it was supposed to be the server distro. However LSI provide megaclia proprietary management command line utility which is rather hard liunx use. I made some wrappers around binaries from megactl package to create the node if it doesn’t exist yet. The commands are rather obtuse but there are plenty of sites to show you what you need to get started. If not, please report a bug with workaround if known.


I need to run smartctl on megraid devices. It seems to work on old card but fails with the new one. Not aware of any method of detecting the status for this RAID.

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have lis our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. The issue was that the vm was not able to start and then after looking at the vmware. Below is information on the old afacli tool Dell also provides some admin tools in binary form. If such information is easily available, monitoring tools can be written to detect and report failures.

LSI SAS2008 w/IT/JBOD displays disks in FreeBSD but not Linux

It’s the standard nagios expected return code. These cards are kind of unique though as they only fit in the Pike slot on select Asus server and worksgation motherboards.

Upvote if you found this answer helpful or interesting. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. I use the newer smartctl 6.