[CentOS] way to replace DELL PERC 6/E card???

Wed Jan 5 15:16:42 UTC 2011
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Brian Mathis wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 5, 2011 at 9:47 AM, mcclnx mcc <mcclnx at yahoo.com.tw> wrote:
>> we have several R900 servers with PERC 6/E card in it.  Recently it we
>> getting some message on /var/log/message say change to "write back" and
>> change back to "write through".
>> We figure out it is PERC 6/E card battery weak.  My questions are:
> Please install and learn about the Dell Open Manage Monitoring tools,
> and also read user guide for PERC/6 on Dell's web site.  You seem to
> be flying blind here and just guessing at what's going on.  They have
> a yum repository where you can "yum install" the software.

Or go to the LSI website, and d/l MSM, and install that ("MegaRAID"),
which gives you a nicer GUI than the one you get when you boot the system,
and hit <ctrl-somethingorother>