"Smart Array" is the name used by Hewlett-Packard's line of enterprise-grade RAID controllers.

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Lost rebuilding state after every reboot on server with raid controller P410i/zero memory

I have installed a server HP Proliant ML350 with P410i RAID controller with Zero memory, (windows 2008 standard running). I have set up Raid 1+0 with two hard disk SAS and, as usually, I tested raid ...
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Resize a rebuild CPQ hardware RAID

I have a HP/Compaq DL360 with two 73gig HDs and a Smart Array 6i in a mirror, and CentOS 5.5.I'm low on space, so I alternately swapped in two 300 gig units and let the RAID card rebuild them. Now I ...
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How can I speed up the build of a Logical Drive on a HP Smart Array P411?

Is there anything I can do to speed up the creation of the HP Smart Array logical drives? Does creating too many drives at the same time affect the overall performance?
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HP SmartArray RAID controllers - Linux driver differences (cciss versus hpsa)

I've finally started to test the newer versions of RedHat 6.x and Scientific Linux on HP ProLiant hardware. My previous installs were in virtual hardware, so I didn't notice the raid controller driver ...
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Hadoop JBOD disk configuration on HP Smart Array 410/i disk controller

I'm in a evaluation phase of some hw that could be used for setting up a hadoop cluster. This hw is refurbished (hp G6 servers w/ Smart Array 410/i controller) and probably we should/must use it... we ...
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Smart Array E200 - merging logical drives

Server has Smart Array E200 RAID controller with 8x 146GB SAS 10k drives: I have two logical drives. First set is RAID5 with 3 drives and second set RAID5 with 5 drives. Is there a way to merge ...
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Find CCISS version

I'm currently running Ubuntu 10.10, and would like to just find out what version of HP's CCISS RAID array driver I'm running. I've looked around hpacucli and couldn't find anything; can anyone point ...
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HP ProLiant server - multiple raid controllers?

We just got a brand new HP DL370 G6 server with 14 X 146 gb and 2 X 300 gb sas drives. Inside we got 3 raid controllers (one HP DL370, one HP P410 and one HP P812). It has 2 disk bays and each of them ...
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Solaris: detect hotswap SATA disk insert

What's the method used on Solaris to get the system to rescan for new disks that have been hot-plugged on a SATA controller? I've got an HP X1600 NAS which had 9 drives configred in a ZFS pool. I've ...
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HP SmartArray P400 has slow read and write speed

I have desktop in which I installed HP SmartArray P400 controller with two HP DF0146B8052 hard drives. I made RAID0 logical volume from them, but I am getting 20MB/s write speed and ~140-120MB/s read ...
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Is it possible to shrink the size of an HP Smart Array logical drive?

I know extension is quite possible using the hpacucli utility, but is there an easy way to reduce the size of an existing logical drive (not array)? The controller is a P410i in a ProLiant DL360 G6 ...
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HP Smart Array; How to safely remove a physcial drive with SMART predictive failure from array so it can be replaced?

hpacucli controller slot=1 ld 1 show detail Smart Array P400 in Slot 1 array A Logical Drive: 1 Size: 273.3 GB Fault Tolerance: RAID 1+0 Heads: 255 ...
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How can I force HP Smart Array RAID controller to re-recognize drives?

I have an HP ProLiant DL180 G5 server with a Smart Array E200 RAID controller. The RAID controller is refusing to recognize inserted drives as an array. The story so far... This server (our file ...
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RAID Configuration

Is it possible with the HP Smart Array P410i to create 4 arrays from 6 disks in the following way: 2 of them in a RAID 10 4 of them used as single disks
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Incredible low disk performance on HP DL385 G7

As a test of the Opteron processor family, I bought a HP DL385 G7 6128 with HP Smart Array P410i Controller - no memory. The machine has 20GB ram 2x146GB 15k rpm SAS + 2x250GB SATA2, both in Raid 1 ...
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Move Raidset from HP Smart Array P400 to E200

Is there a way to move a Raidset configured for a Raid0/1 from a HP DL380G5 with a SmartArray P400 Controller into a DL380G5 with an E200i. When I fit them in the new Server it does not recognize any ...
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RAID P410i and P812 performance issues [closed]

I'm having much trouble with I/O performance of HP DL360 server with two RAID controllers - P410i and P812, Windows Server 2008, 36 GiB RAM and 16 x Intel Xeon x5550. The server runs a bunch of tasks ...
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HP Smart Array; Is it possible to convert Raid1 to Raid0 by dropping a failed drive?

I have a server that was running two 60GB drives as a logical RAID1. At some point the second drive was physically removed and the logical drive has been in "Interim Recovery Mode" for several months ...
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Red Hat 5.3 on HP Proliant DL380 G5 and failed drive on RAID controller

I have a development ERP server here in my office that I assist with support on, and originally the DBA requested a single drive setup for some of the drives on the server. Thus the hardware RAID ...
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HP SmartArray E200i - convert one non-RAID disk to RAID-1

Is it possible to convert one non-RAID disk to RAID-1 by adding a disk, without losing data or reinstalling Windows Server 2003? HP ACU cannot install, so I figured to do it from BIOS, but wanted to ...
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hp smart array lock up code 0x15, what is that? (or where can I get a list of descriptions of HP smart array controller lock up codes)

I've had a couple of Dl180 6g boxes hung over the last week, each have a P410 smart array controller. upon reboot the server has indicated that a controller failure event occurred and the previous ...
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147GB vs. 146GB HP Drives

I'm kind of scratching my head here. One of our clients has a DL180 with 4 x 146GB SAS drives, they show up in ACU as 147GB drives. We ordered spares from HP, and they show as 146GB in ACU and ...
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ways to limit disk IO utilization to raid array partition

I have a raid array partition that is under heavy load by an nfs server, recently it has failed a quite a few times and needed intervention while at 100% utilization. While I am determining the cause ...
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Using smartctl to get vendor specific Attributes from ssd drive behind a SmartArray P410 controller

Recently I have deployed some HP server with SSD's behind a SmartArray P410 controller. While not official supported from HP the server work well sofar. Now I like to get wear level info's, error ...
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Multiple RAID arrays on HP Smart Array E200i controller

We currently have a HP ML350 G5 server with 3 disks in a RAID-5 array. Is it possible to add more disks, and have them setup in a seperate RAID array on the E200i controller. I.e. not just adding ...
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RAID Array performance on an HP Proliant ML350 G5 Smart Array E200i

We have a client who is complaining about performance of an application which utilizes an MS SQL database. They do not believe the performance issues are the fault of the application itself. The ...
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HP DL380 RAID5 Mistake

I had drives fail in both logical drives on a server. When I replaced failed 146GB drive in Raid 5 array with four (4) 146GB drives. On reboot the Smart Array controller asked if I wanted to accept ...
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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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Having more than 2 logical drives in a HP ML350 G6

I've begun setup of a HP ML350 G6 and I've hit a wall. I've got 2 RAID drives (each having 2 HDDs in a mirror). I've now come to put a couple of extra disks into the server and it won't let me create ...
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HP SmartArray 410i controller slow?

Have just had a new HP DL380 G6 server set up. This has a SmartArray P410i controller and seven 2.5" 146Gb SAS 10k RPM disks, configured as three RAID1 arrays and a floating hot spare. Problem: I ...
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Smart Array P400 Drive Failure

I have a HP Proliant server with a Smart Array P400 RAID controller with 2 146 gb 10k SAS hard drives configured in a mirrored RAID configuration. Where could I find information regarding how a drive ...
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Disabling RAID feature on HP Smart Array P400

I'm planning to use ZFS on my system (HP ML370 G5, Smart Array P400, 8 SAS disk). I want ZFS to manage all disks individually, so it can utilize better scheduling (i.e. I want to use software RAID ...
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How do you get information about the physical drives in a HP Smart Array RAID volume

I've got a HP DL380 running and I know one of the drives has failed. (I have a cron job running cciss_vol_status) The OS doesn't see the individual drives, it just sees one big volume called ...