Please change the filenames to match your versions etc. You need to install drivers for the RAID controller. Cache Policy’s are how the raid card uses on board RAM to collect data before writing out to disk or to read data before the system asks for it. You go to these lines and check the context. Understand that you should only use caching if you have good UPS power to the system. Sign up using Facebook.

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Thanks for the information. How did you install alien on It no longer looks to be in the Ubuntu repo? This controller should work fine with Linux according to here.

Installing LSI MegaRAID Storage Manager on Ubuntu 64 bit Desktop – djmobley

Here are some details of what I’m experiencing: LSI MegaRaid i with 8 disks attached. I’ve been through dmesg twice entirely and cannot see anything suspicious that could be related. It fixed a problem with the bbu on one which had ubhntu old fw it turned out.


Thanks for your comments. The system board must support Interrupt 15 memory allocation. First, Thank you for posting this very clean and concise article.

LSI MegaRaid Storage Manager on Ubuntu Linux Desktop (with GUI)

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Installing MSM on a clean install of Ubuntu Email Required, but never shown. Failed to init firmware Thanks for any help! I have a new configuration with the following hardware: Of special interest is ubunhu storage detection phase.

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. It’s a fail, I have the exact same symptoms. We can see configurations in megacli like Virtual Drive with 9260-8k 0 over one physical drive, we have this settings because physical drives attached to raid controller, and for representing the device to the system we must set it in megacli.

Has anybody gotten this card to work, or a related model? Read cache is used when the system has asked for some data and the raid card keeps the data in cache in case the system asks for the same data again. Does anyone have a suggestion?


Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. 920-8i is thus not even detected by the Disks utility or gparted. It has to be able to allocate memory during boot up or the driver will not initialize.

I’ve just seen this answer from MSI here:. I received the exact same dmesg output described in the question. Views Page Discussion View source History. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Physical Drives – Physical Hard Disks attached to controller, represented by id, 0,1,2,3 etc. One note of interest that may help other users.

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