Identifying a broken disk in HP DL360

Since I don’t have great level of experience with HP DL series I was puzzled for a bit when I found out that one of the disk was broken. How I did that? Easy, by gazing at the “Faulty Led” that went steadily on. Not bad but I wanted to be able to grab more detailed information from the console. Since DL360 has built in “HP Smart Array” you won’t be able to squeeze much of the information from the system with ordinary tools i.e. fdisk because the system could see only a logical drive presented by the array controller.
The solution was on the surface – I forwarded my path to downloaded and installed hpacucli RPM and that was it. So now I could do everything I wanted:

# hpacucli ctrl all show

Smart Array 6i in Slot 0 (Embedded)     

hpacucli ctrl all show detail

Smart Array 6i in Slot 0 (Embedded)
   Bus Interface: PCI
   Slot: 0
   RAID 6 (ADG) Status: Disabled
   Controller Status: OK
   Chassis Slot: 
   Hardware Revision: Rev B
   Firmware Version: 2.36
   Rebuild Priority: Low
   Expand Priority: Low
   Surface Scan Delay: 15 secs
   Post Prompt Timeout: 0 secs
   Cache Board Present: True
   Cache Status: OK
   Accelerator Ratio: 100% Read / 0% Write
   Total Cache Size: 64 MB
   No-Battery Write Cache: Disabled
   Battery/Capacitor Count: 0
   SATA NCQ Supported: False

# hpacucli ctrl slot=0 logicaldrive all show 

Smart Array 6i in Slot 0 (Embedded)

   array A (Failed)

      logicaldrive 1 (136.7 GB, RAID 1, Interim Recovery Mode)

# hpacucli ctrl slot=0 physicaldrive all show 

Smart Array 6i in Slot 0 (Embedded)

   array A (Failed)

      physicaldrive 1:0   (port 1:id 0 , Parallel SCSI, ??? GB, Failed)
      physicaldrive 1:1   (port 1:id 1 , Parallel SCSI, 146.8 GB, Predictive Failure)


Posted on June 10, 2009 at 1:06 pm by sergeyt · Permalink
In: Linux

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