LSI MegaRAID Storage Manager 11.x for Linux HowTo on Ubuntu 10.04 64 bit (should work on Debian too)

# 0. I uploaded a copy of version 11 (which works), as well as a copy of the latest version 12 (untested). However, I'm not the copyright holder for this software. If you are, please don't sue me, send me an email and I'll delete the link asap.

# 1. you must enable the root account in order to connect via the GUI
$ sudo passwd

# 2. install alien
$ sudo apt-get install alien

# 3. download software

# 4. convert rpms into deb
$ mkdir tmpdir
$ cp 11.12.01-01_Linux_MSM.tar.gz tmpdir/
$ cd tmpdir
$ tar xzvf 11.12.01-01_Linux_MSM.tar.gz
$ tar xzvf MSM_linux_x64_installer-11.12.01-01.tar.gz
$ cd disk
$ sudo alien --scripts *.rpm

# 5. install packages
$ sudo dpkg --install lib-utils2_1.00-5_all.deb
$ sudo dpkg --install lib-utils_1.00-10_all.deb
$ sudo dpkg --install megaraid-storage-manager_11.12.01-2_all.deb

# 6. open second terminal and do:
$ sudo vi /etc/init.d/vivaldiframeworkd
# change first line from "#!/bin/sh" to "#!/bin/bash" & save file

$ sudo /etc/init.d/vivaldiframeworkd restart
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