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What's the safest way to swap an SSD (RAID 10)?

I have machines (4x 2 TB SSDs, Hardware RAID 10 via LSI 9265-8i cards) and occasionally need to swap an SSD - for example if it fails. I'm curious to hear what people consider to be the safest ...
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So...an LSI SAS9211-8I, ARECA AR-1882IX-12 and some 12TB Hitachis walk into a bar

By the title of this I hope it's obvious that I'm trying to console myself with humor after the idiotic mistake I made last night. And I'm hoping that someone out might be able to verify a few things ...
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LSI 9265-8i - can J2B's be set to RAID mode and IT mode for passthru?

I have an LSI 9265-81. Can one J2B connector be set to RAID mode and the other set to IT mode for passthru? Can any of the LSI 8i's be set that way?
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How to ensure SAS-3 wide port configuration is enabled?

I have: A commodity Linux server, in this I have installed: 1x HBA storage adapter Broadcom (LSI) 9500-8e having 2x mini-SAS-HD connector, connected to: 1x Storage enclosure with dual input mini-SAS-...
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LSI CacheCade Pro 2.0 with four SSD cache?

I'm trying to configure CacheCode Pro 2.0 on a LSI 9260CV-8i SAS RAID controller with four SATA SSDs. I've been running CacheCade with two SATA 400GB SSDs with no problems for a while. The CacheCade ...
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SAS HBA card not working

I have a NAS server with three SAS HBA cards. Two are SAS3 and work just fine, they connect to three 48 drive JBOD cabinets. The third is SAS2, connecting to a tape robot with 5 drives, and does not ...
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MegaCLI not seeing RAID card (LSI 9271-4i)

I have a server with LSI 9271-4i card and 4 HDDs. One day the server started malfunctioning and it wouldn't list any drive information. I rebooted the server and it never came up, so I have been using ...
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How do I expand my VD on LSI 9361-16i?

I've got a 9361-16I installed in a supermicro sc847. I have the 2 expanders running in a cascaded configuration with both of them chaining off port 0-4 of the card. They are being exposed as enclosure ...
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MegaRAID: performance difference between volumes

I have a MegaRAID SAS 9361-8i with 2x 240GB SATA 6Gbps SSD in RAID1, 4x 10TB SAS 12Gbps HDD in RAID6 and 4x 480GB SATA 6 Gbps SSD in RAID5: -------------------------------------------------------------...
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PERC 6/i Integrated RAID-0 from degraded and unconfigured RAID-10

A 4-drive RAID10 setup was made on a PERC 6/i Integrated card. One disk failed. While waiting for a disk replacement, the controller card died. Card was replaced, but unfortunately the foreign ...
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With an LSI SAS 12G controller in JBOD personality, what exactly is behavior mode (JBOD vs. None)?

I am currently trying to configure an LSI SAS 12G HBA with the 3108 chip (it is a 9361-8i, but I am nearly sure that my question relates to similar HBAs as well). I have understood the differences ...
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Is it possible to show empty slots using StorCli?

I have been searching for a while but I couldn't find any way to show "empty/available/free" drive-slots connected to a LSI card using storcli. I don't even know if the hardware supports it. ...
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mdadm RAID5 array recovery stops without SCSI errors

I have an md-based RAID5 array which has been working without issue for about 2 years. Yesterday I've had spontaneous disk and/or PHY resets on one disk (but not actual read errors). md marked the ...
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What does media error count mean LSI MegaRaid?

So I got this server and if has a visual alert on one of the drive. After further investigating with storcli I notice that is has a few media error counts. I did some investigating about this and ...
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How to replace Raid1 hard drives with large ones using Storcli tool

I have raid1 with 2 physical drives (SATA 3.637 TB). I want to extend it's size with large ones without losing data. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- DG ...
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how to set automatic tests with smartd for Broadcom / LSI SAS2008 controller

I have a server that I want to set up automatic tests with smartd for hdd. From what I see this is my controller 81:00.0 Serial Attached SCSI controller: Broadcom / LSI SAS2008 PCI-Express Fusion-MPT ...
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how to get disks on a PERC H310 visible again

My setup : small home server with Asrock H67M-ITX, CPU : i3-2120T, PERC H310 RAID with 7 disks all passthrough (I use MDADM for the raid functionality). The system (Ubuntu 20.04) is on a SSD connected ...
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LSI RAID confusion

I've got a Cisco UCS server with a LSI Logic / Symbios Logic MegaRAID SAS 2008 [Falcon] (rev 03). This has 2 disks configured as RAID1. controller. One of the disks was reporting a very high failure ...
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Lsi MegaRaid sas 9271-8i raid-0 crash

I have 8 hhd , all of it have RAID-0. Yesterday one disk change status to configurate good, it's disk with OS. And now I can't start my server , import foreign configuration not work, and I can not ...
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Where to get storcli64 for Linux from LSI MegaRAID now that Broadcom has taken over?

I need the Linux shell interface, storcli64 for the Dell PERC H700 (aka LSI MegaRAID) as explained here and here, but the download links all appear to be defunct. How can I get the appropriate files ...
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Is the limitation of SATA attached drives on an LSI based SAS expander an ongoing issue?

In my research on developing a low-cost external drive bay for my server, I was presented with a critical issue in attaching commodity SATA drives through any SAS expander based on the LSI controller ...
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LSI HostRAID 2008 - Can't Create RAID 10 With More Than 10 Drives

I've got a Quanta Stratos server with an LSI HostRaid 2008 controller. I've got 24 SAS drives in it. No matter what I do I cannot get configure RAID 10 across all 24 drives. I've no experience with ...
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LSI 9211-4i; with CentOS but no drives showing up to linux

So I am trying to move an appliance from freeNAS to CentOS, but after installing the OS it just can't find the drives! Much like: Just installed LSI 9211; no drives showing up to Linux (even their ZFS ...
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What does "SSC WriteBack" mean

When I dump LSI RAID 9260-8i configuration by: /storcli /c0 show all the Supported VD Operations section looks like: Read Policy = Yes Write Policy = Yes IO Policy = Yes Access Policy = Yes Disk ...
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Bash hangs when trying to create file or issue ls on raid mount point

I have /dev/sdb1 mounted to /media/zm_recordings. I'm using an LSI 9211-4i RAID controller with two 500GB disks in RAID 1. Megaraid manager shows the disks and volumes as healthy. (Screenshot at ...
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Mixing 3.5 hdd and 2.5 hdd in LSI RAID 1

An existing LSI raid is using 2 3.5 7200rpm drives. I would like to replace one of the drives with a 2.5 5400rpm drives. Is this ok? If performance is lowered, it is ok for me.
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MegaRaid LSI-9271-8i random drive failure

Anyone have tips on figuring out if I have a bad megaraid card? No matter how I configure with bbu or without. I am using wd red drives and even with brand spanking new drives it marks random drives ...
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6 Samsung 860 EVO SSDs running RAID-10 with an LSI-9260 controller TBW

I am getting ready to implement a RAID-10 config with 6 Samsung 860 EVO 500gb SSDs. They will be attached to an LSI 9260-8i controller. The specs for the SSDs lifespan read 300TBW. Q1 - Can ...
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LSI RAID6 with 3 disks loss recovery

My hardware RAID6 on an LSI controller experienced a disaster - 3 disks were physically removed from it - they are not faulty. After reboot the 3 drives were showing as "Unconfigured BAD". I used ...
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All disks show as Unconfigured Bad (UBAD) on RAID controller

Before starting, I will say I would appreciate help but really I need to hear from someone that has experienced this issue and how they solved it because the obvious and go to solutions are not ...
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Pause/stop/undo RAID6 migration (disk addition) in storcli

I'm working with a Supermicro SMC2208 raid controller. To increase the capacity of a large RAID array, I decided to add two additional disks using storcli. storcli /c0/v0 start migrate type=raid6 ...
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new LSI megaraid Sas/sata 9286CV-8e controller won't import foreign (old) disks

Had a previous controller go bad -- new controller is able to see disks, but all as Foreign , unconfigured good. There were 2 VD's, 1 in each container both arranged as RAID 10 -- 2 stripes in each ...
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Possible to use SAS-2 and SAS-3 HBA in the same system?

I'm wondering if it is possible to use a SAS-2 HBA in a "SAS-3" system. I have a Supermicro X11DPH-T and have attempted to install an LSI 9201-16e. From what I understood (which may be wrong), a ...
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Do I need to initialize a MegaRAID virtual disk after adding it?

I have an AVAGO 3108 MegaRAID controller. I added a virtual disk with the storcli64 command below. Do I also need to run storcli /c0/v0 start initialization? storcli64 /c0 add vd type=r6 drives=0:0-...
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megaraid sas resetting fusion adapter

I'm running ESXi on a small home server and I'm seeing the following messages in ESXi logs: lsi_mr3: fusionCompletionBHIntr:3558: Firmware in fault state. WARNING: lsi_mr3: fusionReset:3918: ...
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How do I remove a failing disk from a LSI MegaRAID disk group?

One of the disks in group 0 (EID:Slot 252:4, DiskID 12) is starting to fail it's smart tests: 1 Raw_Read_Error_Rate 0x002f 200 200 051 Pre-fail Always - 1837 200 ...
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I have a RAID 5 array 3 HDD's in the array + 1 dedicated hot spare....Drive failed and the hot spare is rebuilding

Total of 4 HDD's 3 in the array and 1 as the dedicated hot spare HDD#1 Failed and the hot spare automatically began Rebuilding I would like to replace HDD#1 but I am curious about the procedure to get ...
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Changing SATA/SAS and SSD/HDD mix capabilities on a raid controller

We are currently facing the challenge of replacing disks in a raid 1 configuration of a standalone server. The server is quiet old and uses 10k SAS HDD drives together with a Fujitsu D2616 (based on ...
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System slowdown by RAID controller fading away?

May system runs on a RAID 5 on a RAID bus controller: LSI Logic / Symbios Logic MegaRAID SAS 2108 [Liberator] (rev 05) Since about a week the system becomes very slow. I get messages on the commant ...
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Disabling JBOD mode from command line for LSI (Dell H330)

I'm unable to disable JBOD mode on H330 (dell): I've tried: megacli -AdpSetProp -EnableJBOD -0 -a0 Adapter 0: Failed to Set Adapter Properties. megacli -CfgClr -a0 Adapter 0: Failed to Clear ...
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RedHat 7.6\8.0 and LSI SAS 2008 controllers

Starting with versions 7.6 \ 8.0beta, RedHat has disabled support for SAS controllers on the LSI SAS 2008 chip. However, in Fedora 29 with the kernel 4.18, the controllers work. So, RedHat simply ...
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Increase hardware RAID1 volume size

We are working with an IBM server and a SAS1064ET hardware RAID controller. We used two 73.4 GB 10k SAS HDDs with RAID1. As we wanted to upgrade the storage, we replaced one after another with a 600GB ...
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Migrate RAID 6 drives from LSI 3ware 9690SA-8I to LSI Megaraid 9271-8i

I have an older system using an LSI (now Broadcom) 9690SA-8I, on a motherboard that's failing, can't have more RAM and is inadequate. I thought I was so cool getting a new AMD Threadripper system ... ...
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How to diagnose/fix slow file management on Windows Server 2012?

The setup is: FUJITSU PRIMERGY TX300 S7 RAID Ctrl SAS 6g 5/6 512mb (d2616) Windows Server 2012 64 bit Volume C: RAID 1 (2 HDDs) Volume D: RAID 5 (8 HDDs) The problem is: When we do ...
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megacli commands return exit code: 0x00 with PERC H200

Megacli does not want to talk to a PERC H200 adapter on one of our systems. This is what happens (all commands run as "root"): megacli -AdpAllInfo -aAll Exit Code: 0x00 System description (I ...
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ESXi 6.7 monitor hardware storage not showing usual results

Yesterday 2 of our ESXi hosts were updated from 6.5 to 6.7 (build 8169922), though after doing this we noticed a few quirks when trying to access the storage hardware monitoring. In the web UI ...
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Persistent multiple medium errors on LSI RAID array

One of our SuperMicro servers with an onboard LSI 2308 RAID controller has been having issues with our main RAID10 array consisting of 4 Seagate 600 PRO SSD drives (in slots 0,1,2,3). It started with ...
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Flashing (R530 onboard) Dell PERC H730 mini to IT mode?

Can I flash the firmware of the onboard PERC H730 mini (rebranded LSI) in a Dell R530 server? Right now, I have it in pass-through mode, which works fine, but FreeBSD doesn't get any SMART data. With ...
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lsi megaraid migrate raid 6 to raid 5 without data loss?

I'm using a LSI MegaRAID SAS 9260-8i controller, firmware version 12.15.0-0189 with 8 physical drives. I currently have the main array running on RAID6 with 5 disks and second array on RAID1 with 2 ...
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RAID 10 with SSDs on LSI 9260-8i has bad performance

I am trying to get a raid 10 running with LSI 9260-8i (IBM M5015) and 4 x Samsung 850 Pro 512GB SSDs. The problem is, that the resulting sequential write performance is really bad (< 100MB/s). ...
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