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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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LSI MegaRAID 9266-4i - PD Reset errors, can't figure out what component is generating them

I've got an LSI MegaRAID SAS 9266-4i with 8 x 4TB drives in RAID10 and 2 x 500G drives in RAID1 for OS. Off late the system seems very slow, and the eventlog is showing this error - one is coming up ...
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Uncorrectable medium error in 3 drives of the LSI-9260-16i RAID5 system

We have a storage machine (file server) with a LSI Megaraid 9260-16i RAID system, and 15 hard drives configured as RAID5 plus one off-lined hard drive which is going to be replaced. Each hard drive is ...
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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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MegaRaid Storage Manager - lack of option “Create Virtual Drive”

I'm using MegaRaid Storage Manager v 14.11.01.00 I want to create second Virtual Drive. I see Scan Foreing Configuration Save Configuration Clear Configuration Preserved Cache (greyed) Update ...
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MegaRAID: New SSDs blink red

Last week I installed two new SSDs for a customer. It's an Server 2016 Standard Core with Intel Xeon @ 3.70 GHz, 4x32GB RAM and LSI RAID-Controller 9341-8i. I created a RAID 1 with 2x1TB SSDs via ...
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smartd error [ATA error count increased]

I got a mail to root, (same error in syslog) The following warning/error was logged by the smartd daemon: Device: /dev/bus/0 [megaraid_disk_12] [SAT], ATA error count increased from 0 to 9 Device info:...
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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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Slow 4K read/write speed

I've a problem of random writing speed on a Lenovo X3650 M5 with ServeRAID M5210. The server has seven 600GB SAS disks divided into two logical groups: a RAID1 (2 disks) and a RAID10 (4 disks) The ...
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MegaCLI Doesn't allow configured and unconfigured drives with no foreign configs found

I'm fairly new to MegaCLI and I've been having this one issue, after running megacli -CfgLdAdd -r1 [252:0,252:1,252:2,252:3,252:6,252:7] -a0 I get the error Mix of configured and unconfigured ...
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What determines the Enclosure ID of a set of drives on a MegaRAID controller?

I am currently working on re-RAIDing, and while these machines should be identical from a hardware perspective, I've noticed a few discrepancies with the enclosure ID (EID) in storcli. While ...
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Fujitsu D2616 Raid Card Lsi Mega Raid Enable Ports

I have a Fujitsu server with D2616 raid contorller, this has 2 mini SAS ports on it with one connecting into a backpane where i have 4 hdd plugged in. This works fine however wanted some SSD's in ...
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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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Why Megaraid-sas and mdadm Raid 1+0 = Raid 10 Slow actual read speeds?

One of raid cards were giving multibit ecc ram module failure , thats why I am moving 60TB of data from one server to another ... Getting 60-100 Mb/s read speeds 3 Megaraid sas raid1 s 8+8+6 x 10TB ...
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MegaRaid and power failures

I have a server that is currently working on migrating a RAID setup. There are 36 drives connected to an AVAGO 3108 MegaRAID, and as of this moment, the estimated time remaining is ~13 days. It's been ...
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Adding an Uncofigured Good drive to an existing drivegroup/RAID setup

I have a machine with a few drives in it. Running storcli /c0 show produces this relevant info, et.al.: TOPOLOGY : ======== ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- ...
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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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Does MegaRAID support creation of initially degraded RAID array?

I want to make a RAID5 array out of 3 disks, copy data from the one disk I have then clear it and add as a spare to the array. A similar magic I can do in linux with mdadm utility (mdadm --create drv1 ...
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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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Does this SMART report indicate a bad disk?

On a remote server, I have 2x3TB drives set in raid 0 with SLI raid card. I tried to run SMART tests to see if drives have a problem because server become unresponsive and one drive had to be put back ...
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BroadCom MegaRAID SAS 9361-24i Performance Issues

I have piles of 1TB Samsung mSATA drives that I'm trying to re-purpose for sever storage. I purchased 24 - StarTech 25SAT22MSAT adapters and fitted them with 2 mSATA drives each. I then enabled the ...
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MegaRAID Storage Manager constantly beeping

I have a home-built Supermicro file server in my office with a very beepy RAID controller. It's about 4 years old, and for the first 2 years everything was fine. Around then a drive failed, which I ...
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Bad Linux storage performance, in comparison with Windows on the same machine

(the question was reformulated, I think it needed to be more structured) We have a Proxmox VE on Dell PowerEdge R610 gen 8 system. The platform is old, but we use it for particular S/W which is well ...
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CentOS 8, Dell PERC H330 RAID controller, no block device (most of the time)

We recently bought a New Dell R340XL Server and installed CentOS 8. We have one SSD for boot on the BOSS controller (as sda) and 4 HDDS on the PERC H330 in RAID 5 (as sdb). It worked fine for a few ...
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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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what is the recommended RAID level for applications by MegaRAID 9261-8i [duplicate]

I wanna to know which RAID level is good to set for database usage, webservers and so on when I use MegaRAID SAS 9261-8i or 9263-8i.. I will glad if help me.
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MegaRAID reset “Other Error Count”

After an un-planned power-cycle of a megaraid controller, 23 of its disks show a single "Other Error Count". I've extracted the log, and these seems to correspond to the same number of Unexpected ...
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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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LSI MegaRaid 9261-8i detects drives as “Unconfigured Good (Unsupported)”

i just purchased 9 SAS drives to create my home storage. 8 drives will work in Raid 6 and the 9th drive is a spare. however, after purchasing the LSI MegaRaid 9261-8i and connected only 6 drives for ...
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MEGARAID RAID 1 SSD WITH HOT SPARE AVAILABLE

I do not know whether this requires immediate action or not. W2012R2 server with two 500GB SSDs plus one identical Hot Global Spare. RAID is Megaraid. Screenshots from the RAID Utility are attached ...
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IBM x3650 accidentally deleted RAID5 Virtual Drive

I've got an IBM x3650 M3 server that I inherited. It's got 6 physical disks with RAID 5 using 0,1,2,3 and RAID 1 using 4,5. Disk 3 has failed and now I'm getting 'Hard Disk 0 failed' and I can't ...
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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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what does UNCONFIGURED BAD mean

have a few SAS ssd's, the $4000 kind {manufacturer name withheld}. I have had two now go to unconfigured bad after 1-2 hours of only powered on use, such that I am skeptical that the drive is not ...
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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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High Availability with the Supermicro SMC2208 (MegaRAID)

I haven't been able to find a solid answer in the documentation, nor from the vendor since this model is out of production. We have a Supermicro SMC2208 24-drive-bay RAID. I would like to create a ...
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MegaRAID SAS Phy is bad on enclosure, no SAS address

I've inherited a MegaRAID SAS 24 bay RAID, that is also attached to two additional enclosures ( one 24 bay, and one 12 bay). I attempted to load 6 new drives into 6 consecutive empty drive bays on ...
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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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Can the Megaraid 2208 mirrored root disks be hot swapped?

I've inherited a Supermicro SMC2208 RAID. The root drive (on which the OS is installed) is two RAID1 mirrored Intel SSDSC2CW240A3 240GB drives ... one of which is reporting as bad. Controller ID: 0 ...
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ServeRAID M5110 - does enabling T10-PI Data Protection require recreating all raid arrays?

The raid controller and drives seem to support T10-PI Data Protection information ('Type2'). It is currently disabled on the controller, and the MSM Ui doesn't show an option to enable it, but it is ...
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LSI MegaRAID Storage Manager - Delete primary array

Situation: server contains two RAID-1 arrays; one primary for OS and one secondary for data. My question is: If I delete primary array with command /opt/MegaRAID/storcli/storcli64 /c# /v# del what ...
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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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replace RAID controller and keep raid5 configuration

On my system I want to replace my RAID bus controller: LSI Logic / Symbios Logic MegaRAID SAS 2108 [Liberator] (rev 05) with a PERC H310. Will it be possible to import the existing RAID5 ...
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MegaRAID SAS 2108 - Can I use different drives for the same array

I know you can in general use different drive manufactures and size in general but does anyone know if the MegaRAID SAS 2108 card will let me do RAID 5 with multiple drives that are not the same in ...
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See Pike raid status in ESXi 6.7

I am using ESXi 6.7 and have an Asus Pike 3108 card in the server. When I browse the Host | Monitor | Hardware | Storage I can see: Avago (LSI) MegaRAID SAS Invader Controller #0 But the status is ...
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parted and fdisk not showing new size after expanding a RAID 1 volume (Proxmox/Debian)

Background: I need to extend a RAID 1 volume from a live Proxmox/Debian server that has a LSI SAS 2108 MegaRAID card, from 1TB to 2TB, I did this on a test environment albeit it was with a different ...
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LSI MegaRAID reports bad drive but SMART status is good

I am setting up a NAS with 8 known-good 8TB WD Red drives from a previous NAS. When I configure RAID 6 across these drives my (untested) LSI MegaRAID 9265-8I starts beeping and reports that that ...
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MegaRAID not accepting two out of four new identical drives

I've added four new drives (same model, HUH721010AL4200) to a server using a (supermicro) server with a LSI MegaRAID 3108 controller. I want to make a new RAID10 array with them, but I'm having ...
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Accidental SAS cable removal

We accidentally removed a SAS cable from an active AVAGO MegaRAID controller during a troubleshooting session. After we reconnected the SAS cable, all disks in the RAID6 disk array are reported as Frn-...
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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 ...