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Replacing a failed and degraded virtual disk on Dell T110 II RAID 1 PERC S300

We have a Dell T110 II server, factory installed with Microsoft Windows Server 2012, Standard x64 Edition, running PERC S300 RAID Controller (1068E HBA). It came installed with RAID 1 on the 500GB ...
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Why don't enterprise RAID controllers support migration from RAID 5 to RAID 10?

I've been doing some research on the possibility of live migration from RAID 5 to RAID 10 and I'm curious as to why it seems that most RAID controllers (particularly Dell's PERC controllers) don't ...
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Spurious RAID controller failures. Is my controller bad or are my disks bad?

I have a Dell T7500 with a PERC H710P connected to 4 3T drives in a RAID5 array. Also connected to the controller are 2 256G SSD drives, not configured in an array. A Linux server is installed on ...
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Dell OMSA Storage Auto Patrol Read Schedule

My Dell servers with Perc H700 Controller are automatically performing periodic Patrol Reads. Is there a way to set schedule for these checks?
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Bypass perc s300 on R210 II

Trying to install esxi on a Dell R210 II. This is an older machine and as such has Perc S300 controller. Apparently, this controller is only compatible with windows systems and there is no way to ...
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PERC 6/i will not find my SATA drives

I got a PERC 6/i for our build-system machine running ESXi 5.0update1. The hardware is a MSI X79A-GD65 with Intel X79 chipset, Extreme i7 CPU. I also got a SFF8484->4xSATA cable and connected it to 4 ...
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installing linux on dell poweredge T 110 (perc s300)

We have a PERC S300 machine on which we want to install Ubuntu server (or in the worst case any linux distribution). Many web sites say that it is not possible to install linux on perc s300. However, ...
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Poor read performance on Dell Perc H200 RAID10 with (4) 1TB 7200rpm 64MB drives

I am seeing only 50MB/s reads: ensnare@box:~$ sudo hdparm -tT /dev/sda [sudo] password for ensnare: /dev/sda: Timing cached reads: 4592 MB in 2.00 seconds = 2296.48 MB/sec Timing buffered disk ...
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How many RAID “Channels” are on the PERC H700?

How many RAID "Channels" are on the PERC H700? 2? How would I verify which RAID is on which channel, and can I move them from one channel to another to balance the load per channel better?