Hello,

I really want to get a LSI MegaRaid SATA 300 4X with smartmontools. Here are my results:
- it seems to show only one port with smart status ok (check below, port 7) and i have 3 hdd's inside

[root@plesk megaraid]# smartctl  -i /dev/sdc
smartctl 5.42 2011-10-20 r3458 [x86_64-linux-2.6.32-220.17.1.el6.x86_64] (local build)
Copyright (C) 2002-11 by Bruce Allen, http://smartmontools.sourceforge.net

Smartctl open device: /dev/sdc failed: DELL or MegaRaid controller, please try adding '-d megaraid,N'

------------------------- Tried running on all ports with -d megaraid ----------------------------------------

[root@plesk ~]# for i in `seq 0 127`; do echo -ne $i; smartctl -a -d megaraid,$i /dev/sdc | grep -v Copyright | grep -v 5.42 ; done
0
Smartctl open device: /dev/sdc [megaraid_disk_00] failed: INQUIRY failed
1
Smartctl open device: /dev/sdc [megaraid_disk_01] failed: INQUIRY failed
2
Smartctl open device: /dev/sdc [megaraid_disk_02] failed: INQUIRY failed
3
Smartctl open device: /dev/sdc [megaraid_disk_03] failed: INQUIRY failed
4
Smartctl open device: /dev/sdc [megaraid_disk_04] failed: INQUIRY failed
5
Smartctl open device: /dev/sdc [megaraid_disk_05] failed: INQUIRY failed
6
Smartctl open device: /dev/sdc [megaraid_disk_06] failed: INQUIRY failed
7
Short INQUIRY response, skip product id
A mandatory SMART command failed: exiting. To continue, add one or more '-T permissive' options.
8
Smartctl open device: /dev/sdc [megaraid_disk_08] failed: INQUIRY failed
9
Smartctl open device: /dev/sdc [megaraid_disk_09] failed: INQUIRY failed
10
Smartctl open device: /dev/sdc [megaraid_disk_125] failed: INQUIRY failed
........
126
Smartctl open device: /dev/sdc [megaraid_disk_126] failed: INQUIRY failed
127
Smartctl open device: /dev/sdc [megaraid_disk_127] failed: INQUIRY failed


-------------------------------------- Tried running on all ports with -d sat+megaraid --------------------------------------------------

[root@plesk ~]# for i in `seq 0 127`; do echo -ne $i; smartctl -a -d sat+megaraid,$i /dev/sdc | grep -v Copyright | grep -v 5.42 ; done
0
Smartctl: Device Read Identity Failed: megadev_cmd result: 6.0 =  19/0

A mandatory SMART command failed: exiting. To continue, add one or more '-T permissive' options.
1
Smartctl: Device Read Identity Failed: megadev_cmd result: 6.1 =  19/0

A mandatory SMART command failed: exiting. To continue, add one or more '-T permissive' options.
2
Smartctl: Device Read Identity Failed: megadev_cmd result: 6.2 =  19/0

A mandatory SMART command failed: exiting. To continue, add one or more '-T permissive' options.
3
Smartctl: Device Read Identity Failed: megadev_cmd result: 6.3 =  19/0

A mandatory SMART command failed: exiting. To continue, add one or more '-T permissive' options.
4
Smartctl: Device Read Identity Failed: megadev_cmd result: 6.4 =  19/0

A mandatory SMART command failed: exiting. To continue, add one or more '-T permissive' options.
5
Smartctl: Device Read Identity Failed: megadev_cmd result: 6.5 =  19/0

A mandatory SMART command failed: exiting. To continue, add one or more '-T permissive' options.
6
Smartctl: Device Read Identity Failed: megadev_cmd result: 6.6 =  19/0

A mandatory SMART command failed: exiting. To continue, add one or more '-T permissive' options.
7
Smartctl: Device Read Identity Failed: Unknown error

A mandatory SMART command failed: exiting. To continue, add one or more '-T permissive' options.
8
Smartctl: Device Read Identity Failed: megadev_cmd result: 6.8 =  19/0

A mandatory SMART command failed: exiting. To continue, add one or more '-T permissive' options.

..........

127
Smartctl: Device Read Identity Failed: megadev_cmd result: 6.127 =  19/0

A mandatory SMART command failed: exiting. To continue, add one or more '-T permissive' options.


------------------------------ Tried running with permissive on port 7 which seems to generate errors -------------------------

[root@plesk megaraid]# smartctl -T permissive -T permissive -T permissive -T permissive  -a -d megaraid,7 /dev/sdc
smartctl 5.42 2011-10-20 r3458 [x86_64-linux-2.6.32-220.17.1.el6.x86_64] (local build)
Copyright (C) 2002-11 by Bruce Allen, http://smartmontools.sourceforge.net

Short INQUIRY response, skip product id
SMART Health Status: OK
Read defect list: asked for grown list but didn't get it

Error Counter logging not supported
Device does not support Self Test logging
[root@plesk megaraid]# smartctl -T permissive -T permissive -T permissive -T permissive  -a -d sat+megaraid,7 /dev/sdc
smartctl 5.42 2011-10-20 r3458 [x86_64-linux-2.6.32-220.17.1.el6.x86_64] (local build)
Copyright (C) 2002-11 by Bruce Allen, http://smartmontools.sourceforge.net

Smartctl: Device Read Identity Failed: Unknown error

=== START OF INFORMATION SECTION ===
Device Model:     [No Information Found]
Serial Number:    [No Information Found]
Firmware Version: [No Information Found]
Device is:        Not in smartctl database [for details use: -P showall]
ATA Version is:   [No Information Found]
ATA Standard is:  [No Information Found]
Local Time is:    Fri Jun 22 01:05:29 2012 EEST
SMART support is: Ambiguous - ATA IDENTIFY DEVICE words 82-83 don't show if SMART supported.
SMART support is: Ambiguous - ATA IDENTIFY DEVICE words 85-87 don't show if SMART is enabled.
                  Checking to be sure by trying SMART RETURN STATUS command.
SMART support is: Unknown - Try option -s with argument 'on' to enable it.
SMART Disabled. Use option -s with argument 'on' to enable it.