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Install LSI MegaCli .deb package on Debian/Ubuntu

download

wget https://docs.broadcom.com/docs-and-downloads/raid-controllers/raid-controllers-common-files/8-07-14_MegaCLI.zip

unzip

unzip 8-07-14_MegaCLI.zip

create debian package

cd Linux
sudo alien MegaCli-8.07.14-1.noarch.rpm

install debian package

sudo dpkg -imegacli_8.07.14-2_all.deb

run MegaCli

/opt/MegaRAID/MegaCli/MegaCli64 -h
@AysadKozanoglu
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AysadKozanoglu commented Aug 30, 2021

Repo Source for megaRaid and other different Raid Controller
see: https://hwraid.le-vert.net/wiki/DebianPackages
for debian distributions

DIST=$(lsb_release -c | grep "Codename:" | awk '{print $2}')  # jessie wheezy or stratch  whatelse
wget -O - https://hwraid.le-vert.net/debian/hwraid.le-vert.net.gpg.key | sudo apt-key add -
echo " deb http://hwraid.le-vert.net/debian $DIST main " > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/raidtoolRepo.list
apt-get update
apt-get install megactl megacli megamgr

it works on x86_64 ubuntu,but not arm64 ubuntu.any idea?

The repo is only for x86_amd64 binary packages.

For arm64 you have to compile from source Code by yourself for megacli or storecli. You can get the source code from github and compile the source code on your arm64 environment.

Maybe you can find preCompiled binaries for arm64 from other users

@jiangsanyin
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Repo Source for megaRaid and other different Raid Controller
see: https://hwraid.le-vert.net/wiki/DebianPackages
for debian distributions

DIST=$(lsb_release -c | grep "Codename:" | awk '{print $2}')  # jessie wheezy or stratch  whatelse
wget -O - https://hwraid.le-vert.net/debian/hwraid.le-vert.net.gpg.key | sudo apt-key add -
echo " deb http://hwraid.le-vert.net/debian $DIST main " > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/raidtoolRepo.list
apt-get update
apt-get install megactl megacli megamgr

it works on x86_64 ubuntu,but not arm64 ubuntu.any idea?

The repo is only for x86_amd64 binary packages.

For arm64 you have to compile from source Code by yourself for megacli or storecli. You can get the source code from github and compile the source code on your arm64 environment.

Maybe you can find preCompiled binaries for arm64 from other users

Thanks to your reply.
Yes,i noticed this point( get the source code from github and compile the source code on my arm64 environment) when post my question yestoday,but i don't find the source code in github.Do you know where it is?

@andyjbm
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andyjbm commented Jan 30, 2022

Hi @kaizimmer1,

Appreciate this is a year on and you've probably way done with this now but I came up against the same thing.

So for others like me that might stumble upon this thread...

Your card is not a megaraid card so megacli won't see it:
3b:00.0 SCSI storage controller: LSI Logic / Symbios Logic SAS1068E PCI-Express Fusion-MPT SAS (rev 08)

It's a Fusion-MPT SAS. You need lsiutils which works for me.
Or sas2ircu which is of limited use tbh.

Regards,

Andy.

@matveynator
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new megaraid:

curl -L "https://github.com/matveynator/sysadminscripts/raw/main/debian/megacli_8.07.14-2_all.deb" > /tmp/megacli_8.07.14-2_all.deb; dpkg -i /tmp/megacli_8.07.14-2_all.deb;

new arcconf:

curl -L "https://github.com/matveynator/sysadminscripts/raw/main/debian/arcconf_3.07-23972_amd64.deb" > /tmp/arcconf_3.07-23972_amd64.deb; dpkg -i /tmp/arcconf_3.07-23972_amd64.deb;

@iammeken
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wget -O - https://hwraid.le-vert.net/debian/hwraid.le-vert.net.gpg.key | sudo apt-key add -

wget -O - https://hwraid.le-vert.net/debian/hwraid.le-vert.net.gpg.key |gpg --dearmor -o /etc/apt/trusted.gpg/hwraid.le-vert.net.gpg

For Ubuntu 22.04 x64:
curl -fsSL https://hwraid.le-vert.net/debian/hwraid.le-vert.net.gpg.key | gpg --dearmor > /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/hwraid.le-vert.net.gpg

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Napsty commented Jan 9, 2024

For Ubuntu (as of writing this, for precise, trusty, xenial, focal, bionic):

DIST=$(lsb_release -c | grep "Codename:" | awk '{print $2}')
wget -O - https://hwraid.le-vert.net/debian/hwraid.le-vert.net.gpg.key | sudo apt-key add - # Old APT Key method
curl -fsSL https://hwraid.le-vert.net/debian/hwraid.le-vert.net.gpg.key | gpg --dearmor > /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/hwraid.le-vert.net.gpg # New APT Key method
echo "deb http://hwraid.le-vert.net/ubuntu $DIST main " > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/hwraid.list
apt-get update
apt-get install megacli

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0n1cOn3 commented Feb 7, 2024

@fxkraus

Theres a small typo :-)

sudo dpkg -imegacli_8.07.14-2_all.deb

instead it should be

sudo dpkg -i megacli_8.07.14-2_all.deb

@jesussuarz
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jesussuarz commented Apr 30, 2024

I made the following guide for greater reference and ease.

https://gist.github.com/jesussuarz/78a00eaa5925a444fb12b31646e773e1

@freemanlutsk
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no megacli for debian on 64 bit system?

MegaCli: error while loading shared libraries: libncurses.so.5: cannot open shared object file
Then you're probably on a 64-bit (or mixed) system and want to use MegaCli64 instead (or install lib32ncurses5(verify))

can't find MegaCli64 . smh

I fixed this issue on Ubuntu 24.04, just by creating the symlink for:
ln -s /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libncurses.so.6 /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libncurses.so.5
Now works good!

/opt/MegaRAID/MegaCli/MegaCli64 -v


      MegaCLI SAS RAID Management Tool  Ver 8.07.14 Dec 16, 2013

    (c)Copyright 2013, LSI Corporation, All Rights Reserved.
Exit Code: 0x00

@gwijayas
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gwijayas commented May 28, 2024

no megacli for debian on 64 bit system?

MegaCli: error while loading shared libraries: libncurses.so.5: cannot open shared object file
Then you're probably on a 64-bit (or mixed) system and want to use MegaCli64 instead (or install lib32ncurses5(verify))

can't find MegaCli64 . smh

I fixed this issue on Ubuntu 24.04, just by creating the symlink for: ln -s /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libncurses.so.6 /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libncurses.so.5 Now works good!

/opt/MegaRAID/MegaCli/MegaCli64 -v


      MegaCLI SAS RAID Management Tool  Ver 8.07.14 Dec 16, 2013

    (c)Copyright 2013, LSI Corporation, All Rights Reserved.
Exit Code: 0x00

Still need libtinfo.so.5:

/opt/MegaRAID/MegaCli/MegaCli64: error while loading shared libraries: libtinfo.so.5: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

So... maybe, with copy/linking from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libtinfo.so.6 to libtinfo.so.5 will solved the problem too

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xavghub commented Jun 23, 2024

Works well on Proxmox (based on Debian):

  1. Install necessary tools
    apt-get install unzip
    apt-get install alien
  2. Install necessary lib
    apt install libncurses5
  3. Download
    wget https://docs.broadcom.com/docs-and-downloads/raid-controllers/raid-controllers-common-files/8-07-14_MegaCLI.zip
  4. Unzip
    unzip 8-07-14_MegaCLI.zip
  5. Create debian package
    cd Linux
    sudo alien MegaCli-8.07.14-1.noarch.rpm
  6. Install debian package
    sudo dpkg -i megacli_8.07.14-2_all.deb
  7. run MegaCli
    `/opt/MegaRAID/MegaCli/MegaCli64 -h

yup that worked for me on Proxmox
Thanks alot !

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