[CentOS] HP (compaq) RAID - How to get alerts?
shuff at vecna.org
Thu Oct 19 03:42:28 UTC 2006
On Oct 18, 2006, at 7:26 PM, Daryl wrote:
> Hi All,
> 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?
Download the whole Proliant Support Pack for the appropriate RHEL
It's been a little while, but I believe you'll have to play with /etc/
issue to get the installer to run.
Using the PSP is *much* easier than installing the various Proliant
linux utilities piecemeal.
If this were play'd upon a stage now, I could condemn it as an
improbable fiction. - Fabian, Twelfth Night
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