smartd and RAID: Was: Re: What is smartd?
raz at macs.hw.ac.uk
Fri Aug 13 08:58:32 UTC 2004
Erik Espinoza said:
> It should be noted that smartd will not work on scsi drives that are
> part of a hardware raid array. Those device are masked by the raid
> controller and accessed very differently.
which is not what Ralf Corsepius said in a previous message, when I asked
that precise question:
Ralf Corsepius said:
* > Sorry for butting in here, but is there any use in having smartd running
* > if one has a SCSI RAID system?
* Of cause; smartd/SMART try to monitor hard-disk sanity, no matter if
* using RAID or not.
so who is right?
Ross Macintyre (raz at macs.hw.ac.uk)
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