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I am using a 3ware 9690SA-8I controller and one drive in my raid 6 hick uped and now the raid is rebuilding. Meanwhile I noticed I have an unfortunate combination of stupid programs and I need to reboot the OS.

When I reboot the OS, will the controller keep rebuilding or will a reboot interrupt the rebuild process? If it interrupts the rebuilding, will it pick up where it left of after the reboot, or will it start from 0?

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Rebooting will clear all rebuild progress and yes it will start over at 0.

I had the same issue with the same card and other 3ware cards. Had to weigh the value of the current reboot versus waiting for rebuild again. I will admit, sometimes it was worth more to start over and other times it was worth more to wait for rebuild to finish. Depends on your use case.

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