I am currently using the Intel AXXRAK18E RAID controller with FreeBSD 6.2. The system is working fine, but I would like to get a utility that will monitor the health of the array and notify me when an error occurs. I realize that I can monitor the system log files and determine this, but this does not tell me when the array is healthy, only that an error occurred.
I ended up doing what I knew would work all along, it's just not an elegant solution. I wrote a script that monitors the /var/log/messages file on a regular basis and pages me if it sees errors from device
A metadevice consists of one or more devices (slices). It can be expanded by adding slices. Then, it can be grown to fill a larger space while the file system is in use.
However, not all UNIX file systems (UFS) can be expanded this way. The conca…
This tech tip describes how to install the Solaris Operating System from a tape backup that was created using the Solaris flash archive utility. I have used this procedure on the Solaris 8 and 9 OS, and it shoudl also work well on the Solaris 10 rel…
Learn how to find files with the shell using the find and locate commands.
Use locate to find a needle in a haystack.: With locate, check if the file still exists.: Use find to get the actual location of the file.: