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Command line tool for configuring LSI MegaRAID cards in Linux.

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megacli cant configure jbod slot num all the same

I am trying to add a bunch of JBOD disks to my home server, I have a SAS expanded card and have added 4 x 2TB disks which can be seen as separate devices (37-40); but I can't set them to JBOD using. ...
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What's the safest way to swap an SSD (RAID 10)?

I have machines (4x 2 TB SSDs, Hardware RAID 10 via LSI 9265-8i cards) and occasionally need to swap an SSD - for example if it fails. I'm curious to hear what people consider to be the safest ...
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LSI Megaraid beeping after disk replacement

On my ESXi server, I had to replace a physical disk of my RAID. Now that disk is replaced and rebuild finished, alarm continue beeping, and I don't understand by why, because everything seems to be ...
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nagios check_raid, megacli reporting wrong disk capacity, volume info on C240M5 Cisco 12G Modular Raid Controller [SAS3516]. TOSHIBA MG06SCA800A

nagios raid_check for new CiscoC240M5 with Cisco 12G Modular Raid Controller SAS3516 was failing. For now I've modified check_raid to skip over the volume check part, checking only the physical drives ...
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Hardware RAID Level [duplicate]

I believe I may have set up wrongfully using RAID-1 instead of RAID-10. Can anyone advise from this output? [root@banjo ~]# ./lsi.sh drives Slot Number: 0 - Online, Spun Up Slot Number: 1 - Online, ...
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MegaCLI not seeing RAID card (LSI 9271-4i)

I have a server with LSI 9271-4i card and 4 HDDs. One day the server started malfunctioning and it wouldn't list any drive information. I rebooted the server and it never came up, so I have been using ...
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MegaCLI Doesn't allow configured and unconfigured drives with no foreign configs found

I'm fairly new to MegaCLI and I've been having this one issue, after running megacli -CfgLdAdd -r1 [252:0,252:1,252:2,252:3,252:6,252:7] -a0 I get the error Mix of configured and unconfigured ...
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LSI RAID confusion

I've got a Cisco UCS server with a LSI Logic / Symbios Logic MegaRAID SAS 2008 [Falcon] (rev 03). This has 2 disks configured as RAID1. controller. One of the disks was reporting a very high failure ...
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Does MegaRAID support creation of initially degraded RAID array?

I want to make a RAID5 array out of 3 disks, copy data from the one disk I have then clear it and add as a spare to the array. A similar magic I can do in linux with mdadm utility (mdadm --create drv1 ...
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Oracle Exalytics X4-4 server - RAID 1 volume corrupted while data sync was going on

We replaced a failed drive in Oracle Exalytics X4-4 machine. Failed drive was replaced fine and rebuild started. But when rebuild reached at 70%, the main disk got a bad sector and the rebuild failed....
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How to make a 'unconfigured' and 'ready' RAID drive 'online'?

I have 2 drives in RAID 1 configuration, as Ubuntu 16 boot drives. One of the drives failed and recovered by itself and I now have the following output: root@server:/home/admin/megacli/Linux# ...
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MegaRAID reset "Other Error Count"

After an un-planned power-cycle of a megaraid controller, 23 of its disks show a single "Other Error Count". I've extracted the log, and these seems to correspond to the same number of Unexpected ...
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System slowdown by RAID controller fading away?

May system runs on a RAID 5 on a RAID bus controller: LSI Logic / Symbios Logic MegaRAID SAS 2108 [Liberator] (rev 05) Since about a week the system becomes very slow. I get messages on the commant ...
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Disabling JBOD mode from command line for LSI (Dell H330)

I'm unable to disable JBOD mode on H330 (dell): I've tried: megacli -AdpSetProp -EnableJBOD -0 -a0 Adapter 0: Failed to Set Adapter Properties. megacli -CfgClr -a0 Adapter 0: Failed to Clear ...
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MegaRAID not accepting two out of four new identical drives

I've added four new drives (same model, HUH721010AL4200) to a server using a (supermicro) server with a LSI MegaRAID 3108 controller. I want to make a new RAID10 array with them, but I'm having ...
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MegaCLI RAID1 - Can't Replace Missing Disk

I have a RAID1 where I've replaced a disk with errors, however it will not automatically or allow me to manually replace the "missing" disk with the new one. Here are the physical disks per my ...
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megacli commands return exit code: 0x00 with PERC H200

Megacli does not want to talk to a PERC H200 adapter on one of our systems. This is what happens (all commands run as "root"): megacli -AdpAllInfo -aAll Exit Code: 0x00 System description (I ...
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lsi megaraid migrate raid 6 to raid 5 without data loss?

I'm using a LSI MegaRAID SAS 9260-8i controller, firmware version 12.15.0-0189 with 8 physical drives. I currently have the main array running on RAID6 with 5 disks and second array on RAID1 with 2 ...
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Duplicate Slot Numbers for MegaRAID SAS 2108 [Liberator]

Why are duplicate Slot Numbers shown in storcli/Megacli output? # lspci -nn | grep -i mega 01:00.0 RAID bus controller [0104]: LSI Logic / Symbios Logic MegaRAID SAS 2108 [Liberator] [1000:0079] (rev ...
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megacli unconfigured(bad) disk status

megacli tell me, there is an issue with one of my disk. Howerver, I am not sure that this disk actually exist. Here is megaclisas-status info : -- Controller information -- -- ID | H/W Model ...
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MegaRAID Controller HDD Not Supported

I'm used to have a LSI MegaRAID Controller with 2 SSDs and 8 Western Digital HDDs. Recently I decided to add another 8 Western Digital HDDs - all 8 TB each - to create a new RAID 5 array. I hot-...
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megacli all the Disks in a VD(RAID 6) are missing

I have a server with LSI MegaRAID SAS 9286CV-8e. After an incident, this server which 4 VDs(RAID 6) only 2 are back. When I scan for foreign configurations it says 3 foreign configurations found. But ...
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MegaCli won't rebuild when set to hotspare

I recently inserted a new drive and marked it as Good. When I then set it to be a Hot Spare, it refuses to rebuild. [root]# MegaCli -PDList -aALL| grep Firm Firmware state: Online, Spun Up Firmware ...
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MegaCli reports an inconsistent number of physical disks

First, here's the abridged version of my question. I have a blinking red light on a drive in a RAID array and although MegaCli doesn't report any disk failures or warnings, some MegaCli commands show ...
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MegaRAID: what does "Is VD emulated: No" mean

When executing "MegaCLI -LdInfo -LdAll -a0", some of my servers report a property "Is VD emulated: No", and some report "Is VD emulated: Yes". I could not find an explanation for this setting, or how ...
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Does enabling JBOD mode on LSI based controllers affect existing logical disks/arrays?

I've got an LSI2208 integrated raid controller on a Supermicro X9DRH server board. It currently has a Logical Drive (LD) composed of 4 spinning disks. Now I want to add some more drives in JBOD, to ...
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LSI Megaraid add a disk in RAID 0 besides a configured RAID 10 array

We have an active RAID 10 with four disks. Now we want to add one disk in RAID 0 to the adapter. This is the current configuration: # megacli -LDInfo -Lall -Aall Adapter 0 -- Virtual Drive ...
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How to create degraded raid6 array using megacli

There is a server with few disks. And - a new server with PERC controller. I would like to migrate existing data into a new server to raid6 which uses 6 disks(4+2). Unfortunly - i don't have enought ...
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Finding the serial number of hard disk drives on a SuperMicro server running MegaRAID SAS 8708ELP

As the title says, I have under my care a SuperMicro server running a hardware RAID 6 with a MegaRAID SAS 8708ELP on Linux. I have two failed disks that I have identified as the drives in slot 2 and 4,...
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VMWare ESXi 5.x - Megaraid controller and SMIS - correct way to monitor/manage controller?

I found some information online: How to Enable RAID Monitoring and Configuration under ESXi 5.x as well as here on ServerFault here: How can I get an email alert when RAID array is degraded? VMware ...
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MegaCli create virtual drive from new disk (is it dangerous for the existing array?)

This is a linux system with a MegaRaid controller. MegaCli is installed. I currently have: Virtual Drive: 0 (Target Id: 0) Name : RAID Level : Primary-6, Secondary-0, RAID ...
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LSI Raid controller: identifying failing hard disk (MegaCLI)

Info: I have a LSI 9265-8i controller. It's been running pretty well for two years. More recently it looks like a drive may be failing - no errors reported and no media issues reported when viewing "...
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Xenserver 6.5 LSI MegaRAID

Is there a package available to install the MegaCLI on XenServer6.5? For 6.5 there is this [1] but 6.5 has another kernel. XenServer 6.5 is based on CentOS6.5 (right?), so I also tried the kmod-...
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megacli: Failed to alloc kernel SGL buffer for IOCTL

Today one of my servers started sending me alerts about non-optimal RAID state. These were triggered by a very simple script run by cron -- if it detects that not all of the disks report 'Optimal' ...
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megacli lost virtual disk raid configuration

I've been running centos on x64 with an LSI raid controller description: RAID bus controller product: MegaRAID SAS 1078 vendor: LSI Logic / Symbios Logic i was ...
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How can I reduce LSI raid array without data loss

I have a server with 8x SAS drives attached to hardware LSI RAID controller (MegaCli64) and all 8 drives are configured as single RAID 10 array. I now want to remove 2 drives and replace them with ...
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MegaCli Using write through instead of write back

My DB server is a dell r710 with megacli. Recently was getting poor performance from the database and stumbled across that the current cache policy is WT but the default cache policy is WB. # ./...
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smartctl & megaraid: how to find the right device node for an adapter #

I can list physical drives on all megaraid adapters using: megacli -PDList -aALL This will display an adapter # for each adapter, and then list the physical drives attached to them. The individual ...
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Is it possible to use megacli to copy from one partition to another?

Except "dd" and "rsync", is it possible to directly use the megacli command to copy one partition to another? I am using h310 raid controller, and it seems not working well using "dd" or "rsync", ...
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How to properly use the the MegaCli command for a LSI Megaraid Secure erase for an SSD?

I tried the following commands but I keep getting a invalid command error. It seems to properly pick up the correct controller, drive slot, and adapter though. I currently don't have a screenshot of ...
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Dell PERC 6 - virtual drive goes offline because a drive went into the "ready" state

I have a Dell PowerEdge 2950 with four drives, and this raid controller (Dell Perc 6/i): lspci -nn RAID bus controller [0104]: LSI Logic / Symbios Logic MegaRAID SAS 1078 [1000:0060] (rev 04) ...
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RAID level confusion (MegaCli vs megasasctl output)

I'm utterly new to working with LSI MegaRAID controllers and I'm confused as to what RAID level I am actually running. My server is equipped with 4 disks, 4TB each and I would like to have them ...
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LSI MegaRAID SAS 9261-8i: Disk isn't recognized after replacement

I've got a Supermicro Server with an LSI MegaRAID SAS 9261-8i Raid Controller inside. There were 3 Disks attached to the controller which were configured as RAID5 array. One of the disks failed ...
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running commands on physical drives on different backplane with megacli

So when I run "MegaCli64 -PDlist -aALL -NoLog | egrep 'Slot|state|Inquiry|Enclosure'" to grab a list of disks and their status. I can see a total of 36 disks. The issue is that they have the same slot ...
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MegaCli64 -PDInfo shows drive but other commands says device does not exist

A drive recently went missing on our IBM server. It has happened on other servers in the past and I usually just replace them with out a problem. On one it is not automatically adding the new drive. ...
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LSI Cachecade Pro 2.0 with RAID10 SSD Cache?

I'm trying to add a RAID10 SSD Cache to a VD by this command: [root@livecd storcli]# ./storcli64 /c0 add vd cachecade type=r10 drives=252:4,252:5,252:6,252:7 assignvds=0 Controller = 0 Status = ...
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MegaCLI / MegaRAID Drive Groups

In the MegaRAID SAS Software User Guide it is stated that a Drive Group includes one or more virtual drives. An excerpt from the document is: "A virtual drive is a partition in a drive group that is ...
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MegaCli: when did a drive fail?

Using MegaCli64, is there a way to find out when a hard disk failed? I.e., /opt/MegaRAID/MegaCli/MegaCli64 -ShowSummary -aALL shows Connector : Int.Ports 0-3<Internal><...
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Should I enable "Patrol Read" on SSD drives?

LSI, Intel and Dell RAID controllers (perhaps others) have a "Patrol Read" feature to try to spot when a drive is failing before it completely fails. LSI seems to disable patrol read on SSD by ...
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Expand Raid 10 set on MegaRAID LSI 9261-8i

I have an existing Raid 10 drive with 8 drives. 4 in each span. I can't figure out how to expand the set by adding two more drives, one to each span. I'm using the MegaCLI command line tool. I ...
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