Debian HP SmartArray RAID monitoring.

You need to install 2 utils to monitor and query your smart array:

apt-get install arrayprobe cpqarrayd
the one is a daemon that logs events from the controller - cpqarrayd (thanks velin)
arrayprobe is the cli tool.

More links on the topic:
source I've got this from.
driver and utils page.

if you have faulty drive

hope that helps.

UPDATE:

In squeeze there is no cpqarrayd and arrayprobe is not that good.
You can use the hp tools provided in debian packages.
Simply add this source:


deb http://downloads.linux.hp.com/SDR/downloads/ProLiantSupportPack/Debian/ squeeze/current non-free

then
#> apt-get update && apt-get install hpacucli

This is the way this CLI is being used: hpacuclu usage
p.s. not yet figured out about monitoring. hp-health is something I've read but didn't tested yet.

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