[CentOS] how to control Hard Drive light from Linux?

Sun Jan 23 23:13:38 UTC 2011
Rudi Ahlers <Rudi at SoftDux.com>

On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 1:07 AM, Kwan Lowe <kwan.lowe at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 23, 2011 at 2:39 PM, Rudi Ahlers <Rudi at softdux.com> wrote:
>>> This page might help:
>>> http://pikawarp.org/?p=139
>>> Talks about setting entries in /sys/class/leds.
>> That's exactly what I want todo, but with drive cage LED's. Most hot
>> swap drive cages have 2 LED's, so I need a more universal approach,
>> i.e. irrespective of whether it's SuperMicro, Intel, HP, etc.
>> The page you suggested is very specific to the WARP devices, and by
>> the looks of it they have a script that runs in those folders, which
>> in turn interacts with the drive's circuitry.
>> but, I have yet to find a solution for generic Linux.
> The actual process is similar on other devices.. If they have support
> it will show up in /sys/class/leds and you can enable them the same
> way.
> _______________________________________________

Yes, I get that. But, those embeded devices already has the software /
scripts / code / etc included to contol the LED's. I can't find
anything in a standard Linux installation todo the same. So I was
hoping someone knows what they actually use?

Kind Regards
Rudi Ahlers

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