AAC driver. No kernel error messages for failed raid5?
Chris St Denis
chris at smartt.com
Tue May 6 19:41:52 UTC 2008
I recently setup a new FreeBSD 7.0 AMD64 server with an IBM ServeRAID-8k
configured with a raid5 for data and raid1 for OS.
I pulled out one of the raid5 drives to test the functionality and
noticed that FreeBSD didn't seem to notice the disk failure at all. I
was expecting kernel messages about it, but got nothing.
This is a bit concerning because I don't look at the server physically
every day and want to know ASAP if a drive fails.
I tried setting options AAC_DEBUG=1 but that produces a lot of messages
even during normal use so I'd rather not leave that on.
Is this a bug in the driver, or simply missing functionality?
More information about the freebsd-questions