adaptec utilities on amd64?
ambrisko at ambrisko.com
Mon Nov 20 16:59:54 PST 2006
Scott Long writes:
| Vivek Khera wrote:
| > On Nov 15, 2006, at 7:34 PM, Bruce Burden wrote:
| >> I have a 2230SLP that I will be installing early next week
| >> on my AMD64 implementation. I am hoping that the aaccli program
| >> in ports will work.
| > If it has the newer firmware, it will not work with aaccli. If you got
| > the card after they switched to the "R" revision, you have the newer
| > firmware.
| > Some time long ago, someone posted a very short C program that probes
| > the LSI controller and spits out this kind of output:
| > [root at d03]# amrstat
| > Drive 0: 34.18 GB, RAID1 <writeback,no-read-ahead,no-adaptative-io>
| > optimal
| > Drive 1: 102.54 GB, RAID1 <writeback,no-read-ahead,no-adaptative-io>
| > optimal
| > This is the kind of output I'd love to get from my adaptec controllers,
| > too. This can be trivially scripted and hooked into a monitoring system
| > like nagios.
| > The aaccli tool is a curses based app (despite the "cli" in the name)
| > and scripting it is damn near impossible. It doesn't even read commands
| > from stdin!
| Yes, scripting it is possible, and it does have a non-interactive mode.
| Try the following:
| printf "open aac0\ncontroller details\nexit\n" | aaccli
Scott, did you forget about the cli mode:
aaccli "open aac0: controller details"
which produces very nice output :-)
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