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KB450178 – SAS3IRCU Commands

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Scope/Description

This article details the process of downloading the necessary packages to use the SAS3IRCU commands. These commands can be used to locate drives on specific controller cards within the system.

Prerequisites

A configured Storinator running CentOS or FreeNAS

FreeNAS comes with packages pre-installed

Steps

Install SAS3IRCU on CentOS

  1. Download the sas3ircu command:

wget http://images.45drives.com/tools/sas3ircu

  1. Copy the sas3ircu command file to the /usr/local/bin directory.

cp sas3ircu /usr/local/bin

  1. To enable the command to be executed, as root, run the command:

chmod +x sas3ircu

General SAS3IRCU command syntax

sas3ircu <controller_#> <command> <parameters>

To list the controllers

sas3ircu list

To show the controller status

sas3ircu <controller_#> status

To turn on the drive light

sas3ircu <controller_#> locate <Enclosure:Bay> ON

To turn off the drive light

sas3ircu <controller_#> locate <Enclosure:Bay> OFF

To view additional help for the command

sas3ircu help

To list all adapters

sas3ircu list

To display adapter details and drive details

sas3ircu <controller_#> display

*Note indexing starts at 0 and ends at n-1, keep in mind when trying to locate the specific slot a drive is placed in.

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