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Call your IBM reseller. They can get it. (as Newegg/amazon still have it in stock) A tip for IBM, HMM. Google 7945 HMM, and open first link. http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/systemx/documentation/topic/com.ibm.sysx.7945.doc/PDF_4255_7945_7949_PDSG.pdf Page 387, send that to the reseller
What can I do to attempt to recover the files? Stop what you are doing. Power off the server. Remove the hard drives and ship them off to a professional data recovery shop. Period, full stop. You haven't a clue how exactly it was configured before, and anything more you do to it will cause further issues. I've had an idea of reconfiguring the RAID ...
If you want you can assemble with three drives in degraded mode... mdadm --assemble --force /dev/md0 /dev/sda /dev/sdb /dev/sdd "missing" is an option that can be used with mdadm --create
Did you try assembling it with missing in place of the odd third disk sdc, i.e. mdadm --assemble /dev/md0 /dev/sda /dev/sdb missing /dev/sdd --verbose That sounds like it could work because the remaining three appear to be in sync and with RAID-5 N-1 is sufficient to restart the array in degraded mode. It's possible that the device indices aren't right, ...
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