3ware RAID controller

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lspci | grep RAID

01:0c.0 RAID bus controller: 3ware Inc 7xxx/8xxx-series PATA/SATA-RAID (rev 01)

dmesg | grep 3ware

[    2.785063] 3ware Storage Controller device driver for Linux v1.26.02.003.
[    9.284019] scsi host2: 3ware Storage Controller
[    9.284200] 3w-xxxx: scsi2: Found a 3ware Storage Controller at 0xb000, IRQ: 20.
[    9.307852] scsi 2:0:0:0: Direct-Access     3ware    Logical Disk 0   1.2  PQ: 0 ANSI: 0

Install 3ware 3DM2 with web interface

unzip 3DM2_CLI-linux_10.2.2.1_9.5.5.1.zip

chmod +x install.sh

./install.sh -i

3ware CLI & 3DM2 installation, configuration and removal script.
(c) 2010 LSI, Inc. All rights reserved.

Script version: v3.00.00.021
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3DM2 supports two modes of operation.
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0 - 3DM2 with WEB interface
1 - 3DM2 Error/Event Logger only

Which version of 3DM would you like configured? (0|1) 0
*** 3DM2 selected. ***

*** Installing 3DM2 and CLI ***


Press 'Enter Key' to continue with installation or Control C to exit. 

Creating installation tmp directory /tmp/3ware... done.

Extracting installation files to /tmp/3ware... done.

Changing directory to /tmp/3ware to continue installation done.
Creating 3dm2 configuration directory (/etc/3dm2)... done.
Creating 3dm2 install path (/opt/3ware/3DM2)... done.
Creating 3dm2 message file install path (/opt/3ware/3DM2/msg)... done.
Creating 3dm2 help file install path (/opt/3ware/3DM2/help)... done.
Creating CLI install path (/opt/3ware/CLI)... done.

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**** Installing 3DM2 files for x86 
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Copying install.sh to /opt/3ware... done.
Installing 3dm2u binary to /opt/3ware/3DM2... done.
Setting runtime permissions for /opt/3ware/3DM2/3dm2... done.
Installing 3dm2 message files to /opt/3ware/3DM2/msg... done.
Installing 3dm2 help files to /opt/3ware/3DM2/help... done.
Installing 3dm2 configuration file to /etc/3dm2... done.
Installing 3dm2 logo file to /etc/3dm2... done.
Installing /etc/init.d/tdm2 script... done.
Setting runtime permissions for /etc/init.d/tdm2... done.

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**** Installing CLI files for x86 
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Installing CLI binary to /opt/3ware/CLI/tw_cli... done.
Setting runtime permissions for /opt/3ware/CLI/tw_cli... done.
Installing CLI html help to /opt/3ware/CLI... done.
Installing CLI man page to /usr/share/man/man8... done.

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**** Configuring CLI & 3DM2 
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Creating /usr/sbin/3dm2 symbolic link to /opt/3ware/3DM2/3dm2... done.
Creating /usr/sbin/tw_cli symbolic link to /opt/3ware/CLI/tw_cli... done.
Setting runtime permissions for /etc/3dm2/3dm2.conf... done.

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**** Finishing Installation 
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*** Starting 3DM2 using configuration found in /etc/3dm2/3dm2.conf ***
[ ok ] Starting tdm2 (via systemctl): tdm2.service.

Cleaning up installation files....

Removing working directory /tmp/3ware
removed './3ware/3dm2u.x86'
removed './3ware/tdm2.redhat'
removed './3ware/LGPL_License.txt'
removed './3ware/tw_cli.8.nroff'
removed './3ware/3dm2.conf'
removed './3ware/tdm2.debian'
removed './3ware/3dm2.x86_64'
removed './3ware/tw_cli.x86'
removed './3ware/tdm2.suse'
removed './3ware/3dm2.x86'
removed './3ware/tw_cli.8.html'
removed './3ware/license.txt'
removed './3ware/tdm2.ubuntu'
removed './3ware/OpenSSL.txt'
removed './3ware/tw_cli.x86_64'
removed './3ware/logo.gif'
removed './3ware/3dm2u.x86_64'
removed './3ware/tdm2Msg.tgz'
removed './3ware/tdm2Help.tgz'
removed directory './3ware'

Installation complete, press 'Enter Key' to continue.

Add 3DM2 to services

vi /etc/services

3ware           888/tcp

netstat -a | grep 3ware

tcp   0   0 *:3ware         *:*                LISTEN

Login to 3ware 3DM2

https://your_ip:888

Default password for User and Administrator = 3ware

Login as Administrator, change password for User and Administrator, setup e-mail notification.

3ware command line interface

tw_cli
?
Copyright (c) 2012 LSI
LSI/3ware CLI (version 2.00.11.022)


Commands  Description
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focus     Changes from one object to another.  For Interactive Mode Only!
show      Displays information about controller(s), unit(s) and port(s).
flush     Flush write cache data to units in the system.
rescan    Rescan all empty ports for new unit(s) and disk(s).
update    Update controller firmware from an image file.
commit    Commit dirty DCB to storage on controller(s).     (Windows only)
/cx       Controller specific commands.
/cx/ux    Unit specific commands.
/cx/px    Port specific commands.
/cx/phyx  Phy specific commands.
/cx/bbu   BBU specific commands.                             (9000 series)
/cx/ex    Enclosure specific commands.                      (9690SA, 9750)
/ex       Enclosure specific commands.                    (9550SX, 9650SE)

Certain commands are qualified with constraints of controller type/model
support.  Please consult the tw_cli documentation for explanation of the
controller-qualifiers.

Type help <command> to get more details about a particular command.
For more detail information see tw_cli's documentation.

List available controllers

tw_cli info
Ctl   Model        (V)Ports  Drives   Units   NotOpt  RRate   VRate  BBU
------------------------------------------------------------------------
c2    8006-2LP     2         2        1       0       3       -      -

All arrays and disks from controller c2

tw_cli /c2 show
Unit  UnitType  Status         %RCmpl  %V/I/M  Stripe  Size(GB)  Cache  AVrfy
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
u0    RAID-1    OK             -       -       -       931.512   W      -      

Port   Status           Unit   Size        Blocks        Serial
---------------------------------------------------------------
p0     OK               u0     931.51 GB   1953525168    9TEXXXXX            
p1     OK               u0     931.51 GB   1953525168    WD-WCAV5MXXXX

Bios versions

tw_cli /c2 show bios firmware monitor
/c2 Bios Version = BE7X 1.08.00.048
/c2 Firmware Version = FE8S 1.05.00.068
/c2 Boot Loader Version = ME7X 1.01.00.040

Enabling/Disabling Write Cache

tw_cli info c2
Unit  UnitType  Status         %RCmpl  %V/I/M  Stripe  Size(GB)  Cache  AVrfy
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
u0    RAID-1    OK             -       -       -       931.512          -

Write cache is off

tw_cli set cache c2 u0 on
Unit  UnitType  Status         %RCmpl  %V/I/M  Stripe  Size(GB)  Cache  AVrfy
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
u0    RAID-1    OK             -       -       -       931.512   W      -

Write cache is on.

Show alarms

//server> show alarms
Ctl Date Severity Alarm Message
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c0 - INFO (0x0F:0x000B): Rebuild started: Unit #0
c0 - ERROR (0x0F:0x0002): Unit degraded: Unit #0

Remove damaged harddisk

//server> maint remove c0 p1
Removing port /c0/p1 ... Done.
//server> maint rescan
Rescanning controller /c0 for units and drives ...Done.
Found the following unit(s): [none].
Found the following drive(s): [/c0/p1].
//server> maint rebuild c0 u0 p1
Sending rebuild start request to /c0/u0 on 1 disk(s) [1] ... Done.