Installing adaptec storage manager(asm) on linux (ubuntu/debian)

to manage your raid controller on your linux server cli follow the steps below. In this scenario, we are using adaptec 5805 raid controller.

STEP 1 – first download necessary files to install and untar them

root@lnx:/home# wget http://download.adaptec.com/raid/storage_manager/asm_linux_x64_v7_31_18856.tgz
--2013-07-15 11:08:05-- http://download.adaptec.com/raid/storage_manager/asm_linux_x64_v7_31_18856.tgz
Resolving download.adaptec.com (download.adaptec.com)... 93.184.221.133
Connecting to download.adaptec.com (download.adaptec.com)|93.184.221.133|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 116573943 (111M) [application/x-tgz]
Saving to: `asm_linux_x64_v7_31_18856.tgz'
100%[===================================================>] 116,573,943 12.3M/s in 16s
2013-07-15 11:08:22 (6.79 MB/s) - `asm_linux_x64_v7_31_18856.tgz' saved [116573943/116573943]

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