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MLXCTL(8)                   System Manager's Manual                  MLXCTL(8)

     mlxctl - Mylex DAC960 family management utility

     mlxctl [-f dev] [-v] [-a] status [drive] [...]
     mlxctl [-f dev] [-a] detach [drive] [...]
     mlxctl [-f dev] [-a] check [drive] [...]
     mlxctl [-f dev] rebuild channel:target
     mlxctl [-f dev] cstatus
     mlxctl [-f dev] rescan
     mlxctl [-f dev] config

     The mlxctl utility performs status monitoring and management functions
     for Mylex DAC960 RAID controllers and attached devices.

     The following options are available:

     -a       Apply the action to all drives attached to the controller.

     -f dev   Specify the control device to use.  The default is /dev/mlx0.

     -v       Increased verbosity.

     The following commands are available:

     cstatus  Display the controller's current status.

     status   Display the status of the specified drives.  This command
              returns 0 if all drives tested are online, 1 if one or more
              drives are critical and 2 if one or more are offline.

     rescan   Re-scan the logical drive table, and attach or detach devices
              from the system as necessary.

     detach   Detach the specified drives.  Drives must be unmounted and
              unopened for this command to succeed.

     check    Initiate a consistency check and repair pass on a drive that
              provides redundancy (e.g., RAID1 or RAID5).  This command
              returns immediately.  The status command can be used to monitor
              the progress of the check.

     rebuild  Rebuild onto the specified physical drive.  Note that there can
              be only one running rebuild operation per controller at any
              given time.  This command returns immediately.  The cstatus
              command can be used to monitor the progress of the rebuild.

     config   Write the current system drive configuration to stdout.

     Display the status of drive ld3 attached to the controller mlx1:

           mlxctl -f /dev/mlx1 -v status ld3

     ld(4), mlx(4)

     The mlxctl command first appeared in NetBSD 1.5.3, and was based on the
     mlxcontrol utility found in FreeBSD.

     Modifying drive configuration is not yet supported.

     Some commands do not work with older firmware revisions.

     Error log extraction is not yet supported.

NetBSD 10.99                    April 10, 2000                    NetBSD 10.99