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I use something like this on a variety of PowerEdge R<something> systems: #!/usr/bin/perl -w # # Jesper Nyerup <email@example.com> my $ipmitool = '/usr/bin/ipmitool'; my @chararray = split(//, join(' ', @ARGV)); usage() if (@chararray == 0 or @chararray > 14); system("$ipmitool raw 0x6 0x58 193 0x0 0x0 ". sprintf('0x%x ', ...
The hot disk in slot 13 should now be active drive in the array. The drive in slot 12 that failed should be replaced with the same drive that failed. Once the drive is replaced in slot 12 the array will sync the new drive. Slot 13 should turn back into a hot spare once the sync is complete. Depending on the drive size it can take several hours to sync.
The slotname is a descriptor set by the chassis manager and not retrieved from the installed operating system on your blade server and may not actually match your hostname. You can get the ip-address for the iDrac management console with racadm getniccfg -m server-<n> where <n> is the slot number 1-16: racadm getniccfg -m server-1 Normally ...
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