Instead it crashed my entire machine. If such information is easily available, monitoring tools can be written to detect and report failures. The points you make are perfectly valid and the reason why I don’t use onboard sata raid. The RPM can be converted to. The motherboard has both pci-x and pci-e slots.

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So far the 64 reclen numbers aren’t great, writes in the 60’s, and reads in the range. I’ve contacted 3ware and they told me that I can swap out the for a and my. Still, those results are pretty good, you have a decent PCI implementation on that board.

Hardware Installation Notes

To print the manual completely, please, download it. Controller is a SE-4LP. I’m having trouble getting high rates with my SE-8LP and 3wage suspect my motherboard is the weak link. The reads are nice and fast.

Escalading RAID Options

What is your company size? There is a GUI tool 3dm2 accessible via browser used for management and monitoring daemon that configures the RAID, monitors the disk status and sends mail on failure.

Some linux tools are available on a CD included with the controller.


We have a winner. Included in these downloads is. I’m interested in these benchmarks as well see my post here. Keep in mind that the underperforms the 96XX by a fair margin. Reads improved, but writes still sad. Comments to this Manuals Your Name. Both tools are available as Debian packages from http: Supported Supported by Linux kernel?

It’s not guaranteed to recover the data, and a good backup would have been a much more cost-effective solution. They have, amongst others, an ‘archttp’ module which enables a web interface! So clearly I need linuxx wipe the partition and do this again under xfs! Create an account or sign in to comment You need to be a member in order to leave a comment Create an account Sign up for a new account in our community. Processor cache size set to Kbytes.

The machine consists of: Debian-Installer Is the hardware supported by the Debian-Installer? Sign in with Google. And even at that level, most administrators will be more concerned with the theoretically higher mean time between failure of enterprise-caliber drives vs.

Linus single drive and damn, iozone takes a long time to run, half an hour per pass on the raid, longer on a single drive! You can check the status and other things using the sas2ircu utiliity.


We’re playing in Linux, I don’t know too much about trying to tune the 3ware for Windows, I only have about 3 systems with 3ware cards under windows, and they’re all simple raid1 setups. Chapters Table Of Contents So I would recommend that liinux do this before running any iozone tests. This file does not contain the RAID status.

The S series supports up to 3 TB per controller and offers a number of new features that compare favorably with SCSI controllers, including MB of ECC cache upgradeable to 1 GBvariable stripe size for performance tuning, backup of firmware for recovery after failed upgrades, staggered drive spin-up to reduce power requirements on startup, support for battery backup of cache, and e-mail notification of alerts via the management utility. The second command tests search time of the directory structure, and the third command measures removal time.

The RPM can be converted to. Details about individual drivers 3w-xxxx Hardware using this driver: