Ataraid-list Digest, Vol 43, Issue 9
ying.fang at intel.com
Thu Sep 27 16:16:24 UTC 2007
I'd like to investigate why OROM misunderstood the ISW metadata written
by iMSM. From the below info, OROM failed to detect one hard drive in
Could you run "dmraid -b" and "dmraid -n" on your system? The first one
shows the current hard drive info and the latter displays the metadata
on disks. Those may give me a clue which hard drive caused the hiccup.
I try to repair your metadata if possible. Please wait for a short time.
>Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2007 19:34:30 +0100
>From: "Tiago Freitas" <tiago.frt at gmail.com>
>Subject: Re: isw device for volume broken after opensuse livecd boot
>To: "ATARAID (eg, Promise Fasttrak, Highpoint 370) related
> discussions" <ataraid-list at redhat.com>
> <79af7a390709261134y4e4f6bb0w5ad080beed4b6f25 at mail.gmail.com>
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>Ok, now it's even stanger. I changed the sata cables to other sata
>ports and now the matrix storage manager says I have 4 volumes:
>0 RAID0:1 80Gb Failed
>1 RAID1:1 109.0Gb Degraded
>2 RAID0 80Gb Failed
>3 RAID1 109.0Gb Degraded
>0 Hitachi 149.1GB Member Disk(0,1)
>1 Hitachi 149.1GB Member Disk(2,3)
>While researching I found that with that this "offline member" error
>happens a lot to intel matrix raid users. Some just a few hours after
>setup because of a bad shutdown. What does this mean? Is a UPS needed
>for matrix raid?
>If someone can use the metadata to investigate this, please ask me for
>it until I redo the arrays.
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