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upgrade windows server from 2003 to 2008

My PowerEdge 2900 server currently is a windows server 2003 thats configured as a RAID 5 Using PERC 6/i Integrated with 3 750GB Disks. Whats the best way or, the order of steps to upgrade it to ...
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Dell PowerEdge 2950 PERC 6/i not recognising any drives

I've just recieved a second hand PowerEdge 2950 with a PERC 6/i raid controller and the sata disks that used to be in the machine. However when I power up the machine the controler will not see the ...
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Dell PERC6/i - Converting from RAID 5 to RAID 6 - Possible?

I have a PowerEdge 2900 III with a PERC 6/i Controller. The PERC has 2 arrays, each one with 3 hard drives and each hard drive is the same size/speed (146GB 15K rpm SAS). I would like to delete the ...
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Dell PERC 6/i configuration SAS/SATA

What limitations are there to the configuration of SAS/SATA drives on a PERC 6/i raid controller. Can I have 2 virtual disks - RAID 1 SAS and RAID 5 SATA, or the other way around? Does it matter that ...
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PERC 6/i RAID on Dell R710: Slow disk… RAID10 on single controller?

There are multiple questions here - but it starts with this: we've a Dell PowerEdge R710 with a PERC 6/i RAID controller (or controllers) in a RAID10 configuration. The system is running Ubuntu ...
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Dell Poweredge R410 replace PERC S100 with PERC 6i

I want to replace the PERC S100 RAID Controller with a PERC6i to be able to use 4 SAS harddrives instead of only SATA drives. What exactly do I need for this, what I've got so far: PERC6i PCIe x8 ...
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Can I do a Raid 5 with a SAS6i/R?

I have a PowerEdge 2970 server with a: SAS6i/R Integrated Controller for PowerEdge 2950/2970, x6 Backplane ...
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Recover data from PERC 6/i RAID5 array using software RAID

I have 4 hard drives from a RAID5 array from a Dell server that suffered physical damage to the PERC 6/i RAID controller card. The 4 disks themselves are undamaged and I've created 4 disk images ...
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Can I move a one drive RAID 0 array on a PERC 6 to another server?

We have a Dell Poweredge 2970 with a PERC 6/i RAID controller. We have a one drive RAID 0 array (we wanted to add the drive as a JBOD but the PERC forces you to create an array to access it from the ...
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Does the PERC6i card support multiple RAID arrays?

I'm looking to expand storage with my PE 2950. It has a PERC6i card that currently runs two SAS drives in a RAID 10 configuration, used as my OS partition. I'd like to add a couple SATA drives ...