[CentOS] OT: hardware: MegaCli and initializing a RAID

Fri May 6 18:40:11 UTC 2016
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

On 5/6/2016 11:36 AM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
> Got a new box I'm trying to set up. I configured the RAID from the
> firmware, but "fast initialize" was sitting there at 0% (it's about 43 or
> 45TB). The first time I tried this, I said background, and rebooted the
> system.
> And the stupid annoying alarm started up as the system came up.
> This time, having*finally*  figured out how to set up hot spares from the
> WebBIOS, I suspended the fast initialization, and brought the system up.
> Googling, I can't find a command to continue the initialization. Anyone
> know of one, or is what I want to do rebuild the RAID?

MegaCli64, which has to be installed.

the command lines are awful.

john r pierce, recycling bits in santa cruz