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       drobom - CLI for managing drobo units


       drobom [ options ] <command> [ arguments... ]


   options is one of:
       -c, --command
              the command to execute.

       -d, --device
              the device to operate on (default searches all devices and picks
              first one found.)

       -h, --help
              print a usage message

       -v, --verbose
              verbosity, a bit-field to trigger increased  output  as  needed,
              mostly  for  debugging.   1  - General, 2 - Hardware Dialog, 4 -
              Initiation,  8  -  DMP  layer,  16-  Detection  64  will   print
              everything...  (default:  0, as terse as possible.)  128 enables
              simulation  mode  (for  testing  when  no  Drobo  is  available.

       -V, --version
              print the version id.

   command is one of:
       blink  identify the drobo by making the lights blink

       diag   dump diagnostics file into /tmp directory

       diagprint <diagdumpfile>
              print diagnostics file to standard output

              <diagdumpfile> the diagnostic dump file to print.

       fwcheck query for updates to firmware for the given Drobo
              fwload  load a specific firmware for the given Drobo. Arguments:

              <fwimage> the firmware file to load.

              upgrade the firmware to the latest and greatest, recommended  by

       help   print this text

       info  <toprint>
              print  information on a Drobo. The <toprint> argument is a comma
              separated list of the values below (default is to print  all  of
              them):  config,  capacity,  protocol, settings, slots, firmware,
              status, options, luns

       list   show device files for all Drobos found.

       name  <newname>
              Set the name of the Drobo to the given value ( only  firmware  >
              1.3.0 supports this command )

       settime sync Drobo’s clock to UTC

       setlunsize  Set the size of LUNS on device. Arguments:

              <sz> integer number of TiB to set the lunsize to

              <confirmation> Specify ’PleaseEraseMyData’ if you really mean it

              Note: After execution, Drobo reboots, wait a few minutes  before
              accessing again

              shutdown drobo (DRI calls this ’standby’)

       status report how is the Drobo doing

       raw block device of a drobo (i.e. /dev/sdz) . If not given, assumes all
       attached drobos.


       This manual page was written by Chris AtLee  <>  for  the
       Debian project (but may be used by others).