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I have some servers with RAID arrays based on LSI Logic MPT chips (specifically the SAS1068E). Currently the only way I'm aware of to get the disk status is to use the lsiutil program and view the status there interactively.

I'd like to be able to monitor this through a cron job or other script but there doesn't seem to be a non-interactive mode to lsiutil. What do people use?

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Did you already try mpt-status?

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Yes I tried that one as well. Unfortunately no matter what I do I cannot get any kind of output from it.. – Kamil Kisiel Jan 28 '10 at 22:32
To load the kernel module that enables mpt-status to work: mpt-status --autoload, or modprobe mptctl; – Nupraptor Jan 20 '11 at 18:32
If you have your RAID in a non-default SCSI id, mpt-status -p will tell you where it is; Running mpt-status -i <number> with the SCSI id will give you the status. Sorry, I accidentally saved the comment, and took more than 5 minutes editing... – Nupraptor Jan 20 '11 at 18:39

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