dealing with a failing drive

Bob Richards rrichard at
Sat Nov 24 16:01:55 PST 2007

> Compaq uses several RAID cards most are under the so-called
> "SmartArray" using the ida driver.  If this is yours, you can
> use a utility called "idacontrol" that can monitor the array,

Interesting discussion!

I have a similar issue, only it is with a Dell server which has 6 SCSI
drives in a hardware raid array. The controller is a Dell PERC 2/Si.

Is there an equivalent monitor utility for this as well? I am currently
running: FreeBSD 6.1-RELEASE-p20 #2.


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