I believe the latest dell-branded firmware is: All had the same issue. It is an issue with the SAS controller during the initilisation. Join Date Sep Beans 7. It seem more likely as this commit concerne kthread and the first error is “scsi4: Server booted without any issue disk detected before the end of rootdelay. Details about individual drivers 3w-xxxx Hardware using this driver:

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Installing this beast and several megs of rpms later:. I still didn’t tested the firmware upgrade. Distro Ubuntu Development Release.

Linux and Hardware RAID: an administrator’s summary

Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. JPG edit Add attachment. Well if you provide me with a little bit more detail I might be able to offer up some help…however as the lis states, turning in the write cache option via the admin tools really has little to no actual impact on the performance that you will receive while using this card.

I’ve tested this new kernel, it boot without issue on the server as usual, I booted three time the kernel to make it always works well. The latest mainline kernel is v3. The kernel is available at: So the issue is that with the mandatory rootdelay greater that 30 default value I thinkthe disk are not detected due to the error shown above.


Joseph Salisbury jsalisbury wrote on Server Fault works best with JavaScript enabled. Can you confirm the bug does not exists in the 3.

I will propose this patch for 3. The kernel generated too much logs for IPMI serial console which generated too much garbageso I switched to a real serial console and at kbauds.

Supermicro X8DT3 jumper LSI 1068E to use mdadm linux Software RAID

This tool comes from LSI. When the next screen appears, select View Existing Array and press Enter. Server booted without any issue disk detected before the end of rootdelay.

Debian kernel freezes rejected IO to offline devices in case array becomes downgraded ie one disk failed. sli

Tested with Linux 3. Brad Figg brad-figg wrote on Supported Supported by Linux kernel? Is there a way to show the serial numbers of disks through the lsiutil command line utility or otherwise?

linux – Identify disks on an LSI SASE controller – Server Fault

PierreF pierre-fersing wrote on None of them worked. Some find it easier to use graphical tools.


If you need to reset your password, click here. Also ouput of serial console attached. Sign up using Email and Password. Status changed to Confirmed.

I will build the next test kernel based on your test results. I also booted three time the kernel from comment I haven’t use it much, so here is a quick example of what it can do:.

LSIFusionMPT – HWraid

Status changed to Confirmed 4. September 29th, 3. Yes hpsa Yes Yes Yes? In fact, I must admit all my “something-status” packages for others kind of cards are based on this work.

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