On Mon, Jun 26, 2006 at 01:54:14PM +0100, Joao Barros wrote: > On 6/26/06, Scott Mitchell <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > >Yeah, megarc does have possibly the worst interface I've seen in quite a > >long time. Allegedly the Linux monitoring tools for these adapters will > >work with 6.1, although I haven't tried this myself yet. > > Yes, I think it was Doug Ambrisko who put in the shims for that, but > haven't tested it. > And yes, megarc should be on wikipedia as a bad example for bad interfaces.
Yeah, I don't know what they were smoking when they decided that it was a good idea to use '?' as an option on a Unix command line, but they should share it with the rest if us :-) > > > >I've attached a couple of scripts I use for monitoring amr(4) adapters. > >One (amr-check-status) is run hourly from crontab to alert of any change > >in drive or array status. The other (700.amr-status) is a daily periodic > >script. > > amrstat from ports also include a daily crontab script which I'm hapilly > using. I should look at amrstat, I guess - it didn't exist (at least not in ports) when I set this machine up. > For the hourly job, there is a function in the amr(4) driver that's > supposed to do a constant check of the controller but alas the > function is just declared, empty in function. If this was to work, a > message to syslog would be enough to send out an email with an alert > for example. > I started this weekend(again) my port of bio from OpenBSD and I really > like what they did with the sysctl variables and with sensorsd like: > $ sysctl hw.sensors > hw.sensors.0=sd0, ami0 0, drive online, OK > hw.sensors.1=sd1, ami0 1, degraded, WARN > hw.sensors.2=sd2, ami0 2, failed, CRITICAL > > With sensorsd on top of that, monitoring is a breeze. > I think after bio I know what I will do next ;-) Now that sounds really nice. Scott -- =========================================================================== Scott Mitchell | PGP Key ID | "Eagles may soar, but weasels Cambridge, England | 0x54B171B9 | don't get sucked into jet engines" scott at fishballoon.org | 0xAA775B8B | -- Anon _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"