[CentOS] HP (compaq) RAID - How to get alerts?
mrkiwi at gmail.com
Wed Oct 18 23:26:26 UTC 2006
Background: I have HP RAID setups (Smart Array 5, shows up as
/dev/cciss/c0d0) on my DL380s, and they run great with CentOS. I have
had a drive failure (HDD lights up amber), so I pulled the HDD, replaced
it and the RAID controller rebuilt the array in a jiffy - no probs.
My question: I cant find anything in the logs to alert me that a drive
failed - this makes sense since the RAID is hardware, so i presume i
need some management software however i cant find anything on HP or
Compaq's sites to tell me what software i need to be running. I imaging
it is something like cpq_alert or such.
Does anyone on the list run HP or Compaq hotswapable kit? How do you get
alerted to failures?
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