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XenServer-MegaRaid

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Installing and using LSI MegaRaid tools on XenServer

Installation

  1. Download 8-07-14_MegaCLI.zip
  2. Extract zip
  3. In Linux folder, you will see MegaCli-8.07.14-1.noarch.rpm. Copy this into root's home area on your XenServer
  4. At a root prompt, run rpm -ivh MegaCli-8.07.14-1.noarch.rpm to install the package:
    [root@xenserver01 ~]# rpm -ivh MegaCli-8.07.14-1.noarch.rpm
    Preparing...                          ################################# [100%]
    Updating / installing...
       1:MegaCli-8.07.14-1                ################################# [100%]
    
  5. You can check the package is installed by using ls /opt/MegaRAID/MegaCli:
    [root@xenserver01 ~]# ls /opt/MegaRAID/MegaCli
    install.log                 libstorelibir-2.so          libstorelibir-2.so.14.07-0  MegaCli64
    

Usage

Check status of RAID arrays

Command: MegaCli64 -LDInfo -Lall -aALL

[root@xenserver01 ~]# /opt/MegaRAID/MegaCli/MegaCli64 -LDInfo -Lall -aALL

Adapter 0 -- Virtual Drive Information:
Virtual Drive: 0 (Target Id: 0)
Name                :
RAID Level          : Primary-1, Secondary-0, RAID Level Qualifier-0
Size                : 556.929 GB
Sector Size         : 512
Mirror Data         : 556.929 GB
State               : Optimal
Strip Size          : 64 KB
Number Of Drives    : 4
Span Depth          : 1
Default Cache Policy: WriteThrough, ReadAheadNone, Direct, No Write Cache if Bad BBU
Current Cache Policy: WriteThrough, ReadAheadNone, Direct, No Write Cache if Bad BBU
Default Access Policy: Read/Write
Current Access Policy: Read/Write
Disk Cache Policy   : Disabled
Encryption Type     : None
Is VD Cached: No

Get information about RAID controller

Command: MegaCli64 -AdpAllInfo -aAll

Adapter #0

==============================================================================
                    Versions
                ================
Product Name    : ServeRAID M1015 SAS/SATA Controller
Serial No       : SP21605716
FW Package Build: 20.11.1-0184

                    Mfg. Data
                ================
Mfg. Date       : 04/25/12
Rework Date     : 00/00/00
Revision No     : 02F
Battery FRU     : N/A

                Image Versions in Flash:
                ================
BIOS Version       : 4.37.00_4.14.05.00_0x05290000
Preboot CLI Version: 03.02-020:#%00009
WebBIOS Version    : 4.0-60-e_49-Rel
NVDATA Version     : 3.09.03-0054
FW Version         : 2.130.384-3359
Boot Block Version : 2.02.00.00-0001
[snip]

Summary of configuration

Command: MegaCli64 -CfgDsply -Aall

==============================================================================
Adapter: 0
Product Name: ServeRAID M1015 SAS/SATA Controller
Memory: 0MB
BBU: Absent
Serial No: SP21605716
==============================================================================
Number of DISK GROUPS: 1

DISK GROUP: 0
Number of Spans: 1
SPAN: 0
Span Reference: 0x00
Number of PDs: 4
Number of VDs: 1
Number of dedicated Hotspares: 0
Virtual Drive Information:
Virtual Drive: 0 (Target Id: 0)
Name                :
RAID Level          : Primary-1, Secondary-0, RAID Level Qualifier-0
Size                : 556.929 GB
Sector Size         : 512
Mirror Data         : 556.929 GB
State               : Optimal
Strip Size          : 64 KB
Number Of Drives    : 4
Span Depth          : 1
Default Cache Policy: WriteThrough, ReadAheadNone, Direct, No Write Cache if Bad BBU
Current Cache Policy: WriteThrough, ReadAheadNone, Direct, No Write Cache if Bad BBU
Default Access Policy: Read/Write
Current Access Policy: Read/Write
Disk Cache Policy   : Disabled
Encryption Type     : None
Is VD Cached: No
Physical Disk Information:
Physical Disk: 0
Enclosure Device ID: 64
Slot Number: 0
Drive's position: DiskGroup: 0, Span: 0, Arm: 0
Enclosure position: N/A
Device Id: 12
WWN: 5000C5005995E504
Sequence Number: 2
Media Error Count: 0
Other Error Count: 0
Predictive Failure Count: 0
Last Predictive Failure Event Seq Number: 0
PD Type: SAS

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