On 23 Jul 2001, Mark Kilmartin wrote:
> I should elorbrate a bit.
>> I am able to add the drive using the RAID cards config tools.
>> I guess what I'm really asking is there any utility I can use to help me
> get the bus target and lun number??
Most (all???) RAID controller drivers under linux are implemented as
generic block devices - ie not as part of the SCSI system.
ie it might be a SCSI disk - but under linux it will not in anyway be
seen as a SCSI disk. it'll probably be seen as being a disk of the
I don't know about MegaRAID, the driver is under drivers/scsi so maybe
it does go via the SCSI layer, however that still doesn't mean the
drive is directly accessible.
When you reboot:
- what does the megaraid driver print out
- how does that fit in with what the MegaRAID config utilities say the
new disk is configured?
> With adding the Disk to the Array.
> I have it working in that I add a drive and tell the card to grow the
> array and reboot when it is finished.
> And the drive now has spare space at the end.
> What I would like to do is have some way of getting linux to see the new
> space without rebooting.
afaik, not possible.
> I know this is probably impossible.
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