Monday, November 29, 2010

HOWTO : Adaptec RAID 2405 on Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop

Adaptec RAID 2405 is a 0, 1, 10 Hardware RAID card.

The Adaptec Storage Manager is also working very well on Ubuntu 10.10. The current version of the Adaptec Storage Manager is v6.5-18579 which is dated August 25, 2010.

The User's Guide can be download at here

This tutorial shows you how to install Adaptec Storage Manager on Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop.

Step 1 :

Download the Adaptec Storage Manager, extract and install. Let's 64-bit for example.

tar -xzvf asm_linux_x64_v6_50_18579.tgz

cd manager

sudo apt-get install alien
alien --scripts StorMan-6.50.x86_64.rpm
sudo dpkg -i storman_6.50-18580_amd64.deb

Step 2 :

Run the Manager by issuing the following command :

sudo /usr/StorMan/

The username and password is the username and password of your Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop (sudoer account).

Remarks : The installation for Adaptec RAID 5805 is similar.

That's all! See you.