July 26, 2020

It’s a pity that 3ware is no more, these are great products if you use them still, sadly its time to swicth to something new. The only thing i would suggest you do is to toss the card in another machine, make sure it works, and is at the same BIOS level as your old card – downgrade if you have to. Sign up using Facebook. Anything else I should try? I have owned several of them: It started with a hang on the backup box with 5 x 1. Thank you PS – My hardware is:

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Yeah, this is what we see: If so, the back-up battery would preserve the apparently bad state of ibuntu card even through a hard power off of the host. We put it back in the machine and everything came back to life. This file does not contain the RAID status.

September 23rd, 4. I do not see anything in the log that looks like the drives are discovered.

Join Date Aug Beans Hidden! We have a 8-port 3ware se raid card for our main disk array. Then a 2nd controller failed and I’ve sent the past 4 replacements back. Debian-Installer Is the hardware supported by the Debian-Installer?

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For details and our forum data attribution, retention 3wae privacy policy, see here. Below is information on the old afacli tool Dell also provides some admin tools in binary form. Sending them in for warranty 3wware seems to be a method to just swap a flaky card for a different flaky card!


LapTop 6, 15 We’ve ordered a new one, but I’m worried that if we replace the card it won’t recognize the existing array. LinuxRaidForAdmins last modified September 5th, 3.

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I have installed ubuntu system on a drive which belong to the RAID array: Although, I have found a bios setting that causes them to crash. Hardware using this driver: By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

Sign up using Email and Password. I tested that before deploying as I have 4 and 8 port cards.

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If the card has been in the machine for years, and this is one 9650s the fist times it’s been offline, it’s also possible that the mechanical connection was a little loose due to thermal expansion and contraction.

There is then a notice that the 3ware bios is not installed from what I have been able to determine, where I am not booting from the raid controller, this is a non-issue. Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. The only thing i would suggest you do is to 960se the card in another machine, make sure it works, and is at the same BIOS level as your old card – downgrade if you have to.


Eventually it was able to actually bring it up and then the next reboot the raid bios started working again and it booted cleanly. It’s quite painless to swap 3ware cards. According to the 3ware forums Ubuntu has native support in the server version for this card. Not uubuntu of any method of detecting the status for this RAID.

Re-seat the care – remove, and reinsert – and it magically comes back to life. The array-info tool can extract the RAID status for cciss devices. I am constructing a server with the following specs: Anything else I should try?

We’re still not sure if we fixed it because the Fedora kernel did some magic handshake to recover the card, or if we happened to leave it unpowered long enough for something to reset.