Checking the hard drive model in an HP Smart Array

To discover the model of the hard drive that is in an HP Smart Array, type the following command

root@linux:~ # hpacucli ctrl all show config detail

Smart Array P400i in Slot 0 (Embedded)
Bus Interface: PCI
Slot: 0
Serial Number:
Cache Serial Number: PA82C0H9SV5DJS
RAID 6 (ADG) Status: Disabled
Controller Status: OK
Chassis Slot:
Hardware Revision: Rev D
Firmware Version: 7.22
Rebuild Priority: Medium
Expand Priority: Medium
Surface Scan Delay: 15 secs
Post Prompt Timeout: 0 secs
Cache Board Present: True
Cache Status: OK
Accelerator Ratio: 100% Read / 0% Write
Drive Write Cache: Disabled
Total Cache Size: 256 MB
No-Battery Write Cache: Disabled
Battery/Capacitor Count: 0
SATA NCQ Supported: True

Array: A
Interface Type: SAS
Unused Space: 0 MB
Status: Failed

Logical Drive: 1
Size: 136.7 GB
Fault Tolerance: RAID 1
Heads: 255
Sectors Per Track: 32
Cylinders: 35132
Stripe Size: 128 KB
Status: Interim Recovery Mode
Array Accelerator: Enabled
Unique Identifier: 600508B100184839535635444A530004
Disk Name: /dev/cciss/c0d0
Mount Points: /boot 1.0 GB
Logical Drive Label: A01123B864C1
Mirror Group 0:
physicaldrive 1I:1:1 (port 1I:box 1:bay 1, SAS, 146 GB, OK)
Mirror Group 1:
physicaldrive 1I:1:2 (port 1I:box 1:bay 2, SAS, 0 MB, Failed)

physicaldrive 1I:1:1
Port: 1I
Box: 1
Bay: 1
Status: OK
Drive Type: Data Drive
Interface Type: SAS
Size: 146 GB
Rotational Speed: 10000
Firmware Revision: HPDC
Serial Number: 3NM7VLAB00009915WTN0
Model: HP DG146BB976
PHY Count: 2
PHY Transfer Rate: 3.0GBPS, Unknown
physicaldrive 1I:1:2
Port: 1I
Box: 1
Bay: 2
Status: Failed
Drive Type: Data Drive
Interface Type: SAS
Size: 0 MB
Firmware Revision: HPDC
Serial Number: READ_CAPACITY FAILED
Model: HP DG146BB976
PHY Count: 1
PHY Transfer Rate: Unknown

This will be handy when you have to replace a faulty disk

root@linux:~ # hpacucli ctrl all show config

Smart Array P400i in Slot 0 (Embedded) (sn: )

array A (SAS, Unused Space: 0 MB)

logicaldrive 1 (136.7 GB, RAID 1, Interim Recovery Mode)

physicaldrive 1I:1:1 (port 1I:box 1:bay 1, SAS, 146 GB, OK)
physicaldrive 1I:1:2 (port 1I:box 1:bay 2, SAS, 0 MB, Failed)

This can be of interest – HP/Compaq Hard Disk Drives – Hard Drive Model Number Matrix