It seems that certain MegaRAID chips don't support JBOD (unfortunately). I've read online that to make these controllers act as a pass-through, I should configure the disks in RAID0. What RAID0 ...
We have recently bought a "white box" server to run VMware ESXi 5.0 (we're planning to use the vSphere 5 Essentials Kit). According to VMware's Compatibility Guide, the server's LSI Logic MegaRAID SAS ...
Let's say I know the drive I want is on Adapter 8, Virtual Drive 0, is there a way to get the Linux device name (e.g. /dev/sdt)? I am on RHEL 6.2. -pdlist displays a WWN value for each physical drive,...
Our file server just started mailing us about how its battery backup is draining and it's switching from WB to WT mode and so on. I looked through its logs and found that it is configured to ...
I'm trying to set up a RAID10 set on an LSI MegaRAID controller. It is unclear to me how the RAID controller will actually lay out the RAID set on the physical drives. Part of the problem is that ...
My datacenter says that each rack has primary and backup power on each rack. I assume this means there is a UPS for each server. Therefore, do I have any need of getting a BBU for the following setup? ...
Is there a package available to install the MegaCLI on XenServer6.5? For 6.5 there is this  but 6.5 has another kernel. XenServer 6.5 is based on CentOS6.5 (right?), so I also tried the kmod-...
smartmontools reports an increasing number of unreadable sectors on a drive that is used in a RAID1 configuration. I thought that the LSI MegaRAID controller also checks the SMART status of its disk ...
I am trying to install Debian Squeeze 64 bit OS in the "Intel® Server Board S2600CP" server. But while installing the OS , hard disk is not detecting to do the partition. When we search in ...