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mdadm isn't rebuilding the array

I recently replaced a drive (/dev/sdb). All arrays have been rebuilt correctly except for one of them (/dev/md2). There is no problem with the new drive. Partitions are OK. mdadm says it's "spare ...
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mdadm - unable to reconstruct the raid1

When restarting my server, it (sometimes) fails to reconstruct my RAID-1 array (2 disks). My server, a 10-year-old computer, often changes sda into sdb or sdc which seems to annoy mdadm. When it ...
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Can I use rsync to create a list of only changed files?

I am using rsync in a bash script to keep files in sync between a few servers and a NAS. One issue I have run into is trying to generate a list of the files that have changed from the during the ...
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How can I reset the Storage Manager password on a IBM DS5020 Storage Array on network using telnet?

I have an IBM DS5020 Storage Array to which the Storage Manager password is lost, but it has been configured on a network and the IP Address is known. How can I reset the password remotely without ...
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What to look for when buying a FiberChannel card?

I have a couple of these LSI arrays LSI Model 0834 LSI product name: 1932 LSI Product codename: Mary Jane Enclosure name: Shea (DM1300) End of Life: 31-Dec-2010 but I can't find any information ...
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Adaptec configuration has changed - Why can't it show me what it sees before blindly “accept” or “reject”ing?

I work with Adaptec cards on a regular basis; 2405, 5405, 6405e, 6805, and a few others. I am dismayed by the BIOS' terseness and lack of any utility at all. I can set card setting toggles; but the ...
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Solaris 9: Degraded mirror unmanageable with raidctl after drive replacement

We have a pair of Sunfire v20z's (WITH LSI MPT raid) that have each had one drive in their mirrors die. bash-2.05# cat /etc/release Solaris 9 4/04 s9x_u6wos_08a x86 ...
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Powershell Array - same location combining

I have a script that returns the following information Analog Phones IP Phones Location ------------- --------- -------- 0 883 Site1 413 0 Site1 0 ...
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Switch disks between array controllers

I have an HP ProLiant ML 350 G5, which has an HP Smart Array E200i/128 BBWC Controller embedded. This controller manages two arrays (each with three 72 GB disks in RAID 5) This controller has ...
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HP DL360p Gen8 Smart Array P420i driver issue

i was installing DL360p Gen8 via SUM, there was a problem with one driver (later found out it was Array driver), it just was not progessing. After all, i installed this driver cpxxxx.exe manually. ...
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Powershell array sum on column based on another

I've got a custom object retrieved from a SQL Query which looks like this This is basically how I've constructed the object and it works fine but I can't seem to find how to group them. foreach ...
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Fast backup and restore on RAID10

to test a software update on a server with 4 hd in RAID10, I'm going to remove two of the 4 hd to use them again to restore the system to its previous state. The controller is a Smart Array 6400 with ...
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Will passing an array as a value in puppet install my package?

I'm working through the puppet documentation. One of the exercises is to use some conditional logic to write a general install manifest: Exercise: Use the $operatingsystem fact to write a manifest ...
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rsync not removing single quotes around array of strings --filter list

Trying to safely retrieve files from heavily infected Windows XP and 2003 machines that came to us from an acquisition. I have a similar need for automating a script that would run on PXE booted ...
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Expanding Dell array on VMWare ESXi server

We need to expand an array (or add another array) on a dell server running ESX 3.5. The server is a PowerEdge 2950 with a PERC 6i Array controller. The physical disks have been added, but are still ...
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RAID 5 + hot spare, rebuild

I have a RAID 5 array that contains 5 HDD's + 1 hot spare (each is 750 Gb). Drive #1 just died, and the hot spare was automatically brought into the array for a rebuild. My question is, do I replace ...
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puppet array format

Is it possible to define an array in this format in my nodes.pp? $servers = [ { name => 'felix', ip => '192.168.43.5', env => 'prod', }, { name ...
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Hyper-V 2012 and P2000 SAS SAN

Hi I am having major problems setting up a Hyper-V 2012 cluster on a P2000 SAS SAN. Running System Center VMM 2012 SP1 I am unable to see any storage to create my cluster. Has anyone had experienced ...
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What are the recognized ways to increase the size of the RAID array online/offline?

Is it possible, in theory, increase the size of the RAID-array of any level just by adding new drive(s)? Variant like "backup whole data -> delete old array -> add/replace disks -> create new array -> ...
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Using second eSATA port for second DAS

I have a server with a HP M60 12TB disk array attached. The server and disk array both have 2 eSATA ports in order to connect 2 cables to double the throughput, but I am wondering if it is possible to ...
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HP p410i array controller - what happens if i add memory?

I have a p410i array controller that only has 256ram. We want to create a raid 5 so we have procured a 512 write back cache module. If we install the write back cache, will this erase the ...
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replacing drive in raid 5 array with non-standard disk

I have a Raid 5 array made up of three HP brand 10k rpm SAS-6G drives with 146 gb size. One of the drives is telling me from its LED that it needs replacement. When I ordered a replacement I found ...
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Raid array showing only the capacity of one disk [closed]

I've a dedicated server with an raid array with two disks of 1TB each, this is what I get with mdadm --detail /dev/md1 /dev/md1: Version : 1.1 Creation Time : Wed Aug 1 20:20:14 2012 Raid Level ...
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Meaning of unused space in RAID arrays

I'm using the hpacucli command line tool to check the raid arrays in my server. What does "SAS, Unused Space: 0 MB" mean? # hpacucli controller all show config Smart Array P410i in Slot 0 ...
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Is it possible to recreate a raid 1+0 array without losing data

I have a HP smart array 6400 raid card and a 4 1TB raid 1+0 array, I was informed the power would fail for a shor time this afternoon. So I powered off the array and was surprised to find out that my ...
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Array on servers which receive several hundred GB of data a day

This is hopefully a simple question. Right now we are deploying servers which will serve as data warehouses. I know with raid 5 the best practice is 6 disks per raid 5. However, our plan is to use ...
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Oracle parameter array binding from c# executed parallel and serial on different servers

I have two Oracle 9i 64 bit servers, dev and prod. Calling a procedure from a c# app with parameter array binding, prod executes the procedure simultaneously for each value in the parameter array, ...
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Switch disks to another identical HP ML360 G6 with P410i array controller

In case of hardware failure, for example motherboard/processor, is it possible to put the disks of a raid 1 into a spare server to be back online asap. If a disk failes and i want to use a disk of ...
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BI Server raid/array configuration

I'm currently maintaining a BI server that crunches numbers for reports etc. It is running on a HP ProLiant 360DL G5 32gb ram with a Smart Array p800 connected to a MSA Unit with 750 GB in RAID 1+0 ...
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Which disk is bad in raid6 array

Server: Ubuntu Lucid RAID controller: Adaptec 3805 8 disks in RAID6 on HP Proliant DL180 G5 Hardware My kern.log is telling me that I have a error on sdb, as below: [2740390.344436] sd 4:0:1:0: ...
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BASH store values in an array and check difference of each value

[CentOS, BASH, cron] Is there a method to declare variants that would keep even when system restarts? The scenario is to snmpwalk interface I/O errors and store the values in an array. A cron job to ...
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HP Smart Array P400/256MB SAS Controller BATTERY

This is probably a dumb question. I recently purchased a couple of refurbished HP SB40C storage blade for our HP Bladesystem c3000 enclosure. Each comes with an HP Smart Array P400/256MB SAS ...
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SAS Expanders for DIY JBOD Arrays

I am researching making a DIY SAS array much like the Dell MD1000. My understanding is that these devices do not contain a RAID controller, instead they present all the drives on in SAS domain to the ...
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Raid1 degraded after every reboot

After setup, cat /proc/mdstat output looks like this: proxmox:~# cat /proc/mdstat Personalities : [linear] [raid0] [raid1] [raid6] [raid5] [raid4] [raid10] md0 : active raid1 sdc2[1] sdb2[0] ...
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How to resize RAID1 array with mdadm?

I've running Ubuntu 11.04 (kernel 2.6.38-11). I replaced 2x160GB with 2x500GB drives. They are configured as RAID1. The partition tables show the right sizes. Here's sfdisk: # sfdisk -d /dev/sdb # ...
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Light SES2 drive failure light from Linux?

With a SES2 capable backplane and SAS card, is it possible to light the drive failure light on a specific bay from Linux? If so, how?
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Connecting a Direct Attached Storage array to multiple servers

Is it possible to connect multiple servers to the same Direct Attached Storage array, something like the Dell MD1200 or MD1220? I see from the specs that each one of these arrays supports two ...
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Puppet: more than one array passed to a definition?

I can understand according to http://docs.puppetlabs.com/guides/language_guide.html that I can pass an array to a definition. define php::pear() { package { "`php-${name}": ensure => ...
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Dell PowerEdge 1800 Hangs at boot after Dell Cerc Sata RAID Controller Successfully POSTs

Server crashed one night. I rebooted, now it hangs just after the SATA RAID Controller successfully POSTs. This unit has a RAID 5 array, but I haven't pulled a recent enough backup of the data on it ...
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19" Rackmountable fast storage arrays

I'm in need of some fast (15+ GB/s write) and somewhat large (50 TB+) storage subsystem with a standard storage interface. I'd prefer something other than Fibre Channel, which admittedly appears to ...
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Need help with MS SQL SAN disk array provisioning

We have a HP MSA70 with 20x300gb 2,5" 10k disks allocated for our SQL2008 server. Our usage of the SQL server is: 50 concurrent users of our ERP system(Visma business) - 70/30 read/write. 2500 ...
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Does the IBM Xseries 305 Server Support Raid Arrays?

I'm wondering if the Xseries 305 server supports raid arrays? If so, is there already a chip installed for it?
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TMG Array + Network Load Balancing

I have a pretty simple TMG array setup that is managed by an EMS server. The 2 servers that is in the array TMG01 and TMG02 sits in my DMZ and talks to the EMS server that is on my internal network. ...
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HP MSA 1000 SAN: Can I use 1 array/shelf?

I'm planning some expansion on an HP MSA1000 SAN. My boss says that we need to have two separate arrays on the new enclosure, one for Bays 1-7, the other for Bays 8-14. Is there any reason that we ...
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FATA disk performance for VMware

We are moving to the dataceneter and planning to have tiered storage on EVA4400 - FC RAID 10 for SQL databases and RAID5 across 24 FATA 1TB disks form VMware ESX guests.HP is describing FATA disks ...
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Re-Install Windows on Server with HP Smart Array

We have a server with an HP Smart Array 642 attached to it with a MSA20 enclosure, and want to format the OS and start over going from Server 2003 to Server 2008 R2, however want to keep the data on ...
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raid array design for esx server

need to purchase a server for virtualization. confused about 10K RPM disks and near-line SAS 7.2k RPM. do not require any redundancy for data hence RAID0 will do. choose disks 10K SAS for OS array and ...
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Windows 2003R2 installer only offers D: to install the OS

A little background. A server, running Windows 2003R2 (x86), with a RAID5 array, partitioned with 100GB for OS, the rest 2TB+ for data. 100GB is C:, data is D:. All fine. Recently, due to drive ...
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Changing IP address of a host in Navisphere 6 (EMC array)

We have a EMC CX4-120 array and manage it using Navisphere 6 web interface. Some time in the past we have registered all the HBA of 5 different hosts. Now, we need to change the ip addresses of these ...
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hp smart array p400 - failed disk - hot spare

I am having an issue with a failed disk in a HP DL380 G5 smart array p400. The array setup is RAID 5, 7 disks + hot spare. One disk failed some weeks ago and the hot spare automatically took over, ...