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authorStephen M. Cameron <steve.cameron@hp.com>2007-05-08 00:30:05 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@woody.linux-foundation.org>2007-05-08 11:15:10 -0700
commit6c080f1a93591500299a514ef63209079ff007ac (patch)
tree1a8588ef48ec688d0f061d6fd2529d920aafa3ec /Documentation
parentd3ed782458f315c30ea679b919a2cc59f2b82565 (diff)
Documentation: cciss: detecting failed drives
Document how to detect drive failures for cciss Signed-off-by: Stephen M. Cameron <steve.cameron@hp.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
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diff --git a/Documentation/cciss.txt b/Documentation/cciss.txt
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@@ -22,14 +22,21 @@ This driver is known to work with the following cards:
* SA E200i
* SA E500
-If nodes are not already created in the /dev/cciss directory, run as root:
+Detecting drive failures:
-# cd /dev
-# ./MAKEDEV cciss
+To get the status of logical volumes and to detect physical drive
+failures, you can use the cciss_vol_status program found here:
Device Naming:
+If nodes are not already created in the /dev/cciss directory, run as root:
+# cd /dev
+# ./MAKEDEV cciss
You need some entries in /dev for the cciss device. The MAKEDEV script
can make device nodes for you automatically. Currently the device setup
is as follows: