November 18th, 4. With the -vv option you might see if a kernel module has been loaded to support it. Well, you really have to see it. Hardware using this driver: Visit the following links:

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Update your Linux driver for Areca ARC SAS RAID Adapter | Open-E Blog

Have a look at Thomas-Krenn. Visit the following links: How can I find that out which device is associated with the raid array?

Information about how the consistency of RAID arrays controlled by Areca controllers can be tested can be found in the section referred to in the following article:. LinuxRaidForAdmins last modified All Linux-based systems that use the Areca driver in versions lower than 1.

There is a precompiled command line tool ipssend available from the vendor CD and IBM’s dumplog archive. I’ve got Debian 6.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply. There are Debian packages of both tools available from http: Find More Posts by ongte.

Furthermore, the following commands are very appropriate for deployment in scripts that will be periodically executed to notify server administrators by email, for example, when there are problems with the status of the RAID arrays.


Tested with Linux 3. Attached scsi generic sg6 type 0 [ 7. November 18th, 5. This utility along with other crap can be downloaded here: Preliminary tests showed that the same scenario performed with an older kernel works longer but finally provides the same results — kernel panic. Attached scsi generic sg0 type 0 [ 1.

On the top of my head I did: Rraid to the Thomas-Krenn newsletter now. Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? November 18th, 4. The RPM can be converted to.

Monitor/Rebuild Hardware RAID (Linux)

In the worst case, arecq 2 drives from the same mirror would cause a failure. Is the kernel driver needed for this RAID system available in the default kernel? More details A blog post claim supermicro provide a tool to get the status out from the command line. I’m just trying to understand the reason for 10 RAID1 arrays versus 1 RAID10 that would be faster, area very fault tolerant, and you’d have 1 big volume to manage rather than 10 smaller ones.


We assemble and deliver in Europe within 24 hours. Hardware using this driver: November 18th, But you are correct that would be nice. Introduction to Linux arca A Hands on Guide Taid guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.

Not aware of any method of detecting the status for this RAID. I am using the raid card to setup 10 raid 1 arrays. The way, you’ve done it requires to to monitor the storage space used on each volume, and when one’s full, you’ll need to start using another.

But to really recommend the correct RAID level, it’d be nice to know what you’re using it for i.