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For that machine, I'd recommend a used HP Smart Array P400 controller, as it has the same SAS SFF-8484 internal cabling and is age-appropriate to the G5 server. There's no compatibility with your existing array, so you will have to reformat the disks.


You need a SAS expander and/or a server with a disk backplane that has an embedded expander... Please see: RAID card w/1x mini-SAS connector : how do I physically connect 16 disks? and How exactly does a SAS SFF-8087 breakout cable work? + RAID/connection questions


The disk has medium errors on it, which means there is data that is unreadable. The LSI log info (0x31080000) tells you that later IOs were failed due to the way SATA does error recovery. That's not an issue by itself. You have a bad disk and you already lost data, if you have RAID then it failed in its work too. Most likely though you do not have RAID at ...

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