LinuxRaidForAdmins last modified Instead with the same server, same disks but with areca controller i was getting much better performance. Good controllers are those from HP, with great linux support, but i don’t know which hardware you have. Well, you really have to see it. It also handle unexpected output changes and reminders until the status is fine again. Same source requirements as the CLI tools.
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If not, please report a bug with workaround if known. Never had problems, great performance, fair linux manageability. Command Line Interface User’s Guide.
3Ware Eskalad series
This was not the case on at least one Dell PowerEdge machine. Download in other formats: For example, when disks are failing intermittent, you can still boot your machine from a broken disk. There is a precompiled command line tool ipssend available from the vendor CD and IBM’s dumplog 3aare. Halfgaar 5, 4 29 No opensource tools for 3Ware cards currently exist.
Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. The following criteria is being considered: You can find help regarding which commands are available from the command line interface through the command help.
3ware – RAID controller with good linux support and cross-model compatibily – Server Fault
Notably this driver uses the kernel 3waee subsystem rather than implementing its own block device. Thomas-Krenn is a synonym for servers made in Germany.
Command-line utilities are packaged for Debian as dpt-i2o-raidutils.
Table of Contents 3Ware Eskalad series 1. A daemon detecting status changes and reporting to syslog as SNMP traps 3warre packaged as cpqarrayd. There is a GUI tool 3dm2 accessible via browser used for management and monitoring daemon that configures the RAID, monitors the disk status and sends mail on failure.
Querying RAID Status – Thomas-Krenn-Wiki
What exactly were your problems with 3ware in Linux? Your feedback is welcome Printable version. Below is information on the old afacli tool Dell also provides some admin tools in binary form. Or, because RAID metadata is often stored at 3wafe end of the disk, you can just mount -o ro.
RAID status can be obtained via the mpt-status tool. From 3dm2, click on Management tab 3wware choose Controller Settings. Post as a guest Name.
Some linux tools are available on a CD included with the controller. Not aware of any method of detecting the status for this RAID. Debian-Installer Is the hardware supported by the Debian-Installer? Tested with Linux 3. Minimum status information is OK or degraded i. Looking for quality servers? Both tools are available as Debian packages from http: If the command line utility has not been installed on the system, it can be downloaded from the Thomas-Krenn.
This page was last modified on 14 Januaryat Information about how the consistency of RAID arrays controlled by 3ware controllers can be tested can be found in the section referred to in the following 3ward. Linux kernel drivers 3.
I love MDadm and its portability, but there are drawbacks.