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Adaptec 2820SA RAID 5 cannot rebuild

I have an 8 disk RAID-5 array in degraded state. One drive failed some time ago, I replaced it, and it rebuilt and all was fine (state of the logical drive became optimal). Now another disk has ...
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Raid 10, Logical device are missing

I have a problem with a RAID 10, I have 4 disks on raid. A disc has just been changed (0,3). But I can not rebuild the array. Logical device are setted as "Missing". All commands return to me the ...
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38 views

Read RAID disks on another RAID adapter

I have a server with a failed motherbord. The motherboard has an embeeded Adaptec RAID controler. The server has 3 SCSI disks in a software RAID5 array (so the RAID controller is used only as a SCSI ...
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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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Unsure about Adaptec 6805 included cables

I have installed the Adaptec 6805 card into my server. It came with the cables needed to connect the card directly to the SATA drives. http://www.adaptec.com/en-us/support/raid/sas_raid/sas-6805/ ...
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493 views

Adaptec 5405 fails to rebuild array

Yesterday one of the disks in RAID 1 mirror attached to Adaptec 5405 died and was replaced by new one but after about 2 hours of rebuilding array went offline. Hoster staff updated firmware on ...
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1answer
126 views

AOC-LPZCR2 Equivalent RAID card

We have just had a 'AOC-LPZCR2 Low-Profile All-in-One Zero-Channel RAID card' fail. Unfortunately, we are unable to source one straight away. Does anyone know of an equivalent card which we could use ...
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1answer
414 views

Installing Adaptec 5405 RAID card HDD LED

I'm trying to install an Adaptec 5405 RAID card into an Intel 1RU server, and I need to figure out how to connect the existing SGPIO connector from the backplane, onto the card itself (at least I ...
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Adaptec raid 1 on ibm 206m

So I have an IBM xseries 206m. It was working fine and one day after a reboot I noticed something weird about the RAID. It has a RAID 1 configuration, after this reboot (windows updates), I saw two ...
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430 views

Safe recovery of a working RAID Array after OS drive failed

I'm working with a server that recently had two drives fail. Windows Server 2003 - Standard Array 0 (bootable) - two 35GB U320 drives in a striped set. Array 1 - two 35GB U320 drives in a striped ...
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433 views

Adaptec RAID array was not detected after updating the kernel?

Continue from this topic, the newer kernel booted successfully but it doesn't see my sdc - which is a hardware RAID array (level 10). I'm sure the aacraid module is loaded: # grep aacraid ...
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125 views

Expand a RAID50 array on Adaptec

It's possible to expand a RAID50 array on Adaptec 6805 without data loss ?
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ntldr is missing error, is issue scsi/raid boot drive identification?

I stopped an ibm x series 266 server to clean it out. It has two scsi drives in raid 1, 36 gb. While I had the drives out for cleaning I started the server to get the fans running, to exhaust dust ...
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Is it okay to shut down Adaptec 5085 / MSA60 raid for 5 hours?

Adaptec Raid 5085 with no battery (on the raid card) 6 MSA60s Raid 10 Big APC UPS with low load Our building power needs to go out for 5 hours. Is it okay to shut down the raid ...
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Adaptec 6405 RAID controller turned on red LED

I have a server with an Adaptec 6405 RAID controller and 4 disks in a RAID 5 configuration. Staff in the data center called me because they noticed a red LED was turned on in one of the drive bays. ...
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Expanding RAID 1 array size (Adaptec 1420SA controller)

I have an Adaptec 1420SA controller in server and RAID 1 array created. The old disks slowly started to report S.M.A.R.T errors so I replaced first one, rebuild array and then other one and rebuild ...
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1answer
160 views

Raid 5 Question

I have an HP ML150 Tower with Hot Plugs It was configured with Raid 5 Running 2 Drives... One is a mirror The first Drive in the Array failed. We ordered a new one. What happened was, the failed ...
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4answers
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How long should a RAID Reconfiguration take? (Adaptec 6805)

I'm experimenting with various RAID configurations of a new Adaptec 6805 (not the 'E' model) Attached are 8x Hitachi 5400RPM 2TB SATA 6Gb Drives using the miniSAS to SATA cables provided. I created ...
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1answer
404 views

Failed RAID 5EE array

I've got failed RAID 5EE array (on a server running Windows Server 2003). After controller initialization it saysarrays have missing required members and cannot be configured. Adaptec Storage ...
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3answers
487 views

Adaptec 5805 RAID 1: need more space

We have a server with an Adaptec 5805 RAID 1 array, with two SAS 146GB disks. We need more space on this server. Is it possible to hot-replace each 146GB HD with a 300GB HD, and let the controller ...
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1answer
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Use a RAID Controller without drivers?

Ordered an Adaptec 1420SA RAID card for my Debian Squeeze media server but didn't check to see if it was compatible, turns out it's not because it uses something called hostRAID which requires special ...
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1answer
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Adaptec RAID 5 degraded but all HDD are reported as optimal

According to adaptec support site, data on a disk got corrupted. The disk is physically fine and thats why it shows up as optimal. The solution is to reinitialize the disk. The only problem is I can't ...
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Can RAID controller degrade my server's performance somehow?

I'm running a small IT company. Specifically less than 10 persons all are developers and no system administrator. I am so to say the owner doing much of work. So now I am asking the question being a ...
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3answers
555 views

Recommendation for Server 2008 RAID card with port multiplier support

I am currently building a large (20 TB) online data store and my first attempt has gone a bit awry. The use case for this storage is to have a non-backed up repository of data for a set of users to ...
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1answer
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Adaptec 2610 RAID 1 - status 'Impacted'

I have created a second array using the 2nd and 3rd disks in the bay and ran through the process - its build but now showing a status of 'impacted'. How can i get this to 'optimal'? Thanks in ...
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Adaptec 2420SA RAID 1 rebuild 66% after 1 week

We're running a 500GB RAID 1 on an Adaptec 2420SA - 2x500GB Hitachi Drives. It suddenly crashed and required a rebuild -- was not even booting. It's only at 66% after about a week. Very frustrated. ...
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What is the right cache settings for Adaptec raid cards?

There are 2 possibilites to modify cache settings in the Adaptec Storage Manager. - Physical drive - Write-back or Write-through - Logical drive - Write-back, Write-back only with battery, ...
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Adaptec 3405 failed: recover raid 5 set

Our RAID controller failed; it doesn't show up with a boot menu anymore, and the BIOS finds no disks. When we get a new controller, can we recreate the RAID set without losing data? IIUC, the ...