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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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Raid card not detected by Megacli or storcli. Ubuntu detects the card

I am trying to get my MegaRAID SAS 9341-8i to work on my server. I have ubuntu 16.04 installed at the moment in legacy boot mode. I only installed 16.04 because I wanted to see if it was the version ...
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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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Can't mark newly added disk as “good” in megaraid RAID

A client of ours owns a MegaRAID storage array (not sure what model, exactly - I can query the backplane model remotely, but I can't figure out how to get the model of the device as a whole) with 24 ...
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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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Megacli shrink raid 0

recently I got a used PowerEdge r510 with a Perc H700 Raid card. I have a 78gb hard drive for my OS, and a 1TB drive to store my data. I got 2 more hard drives with the intention of adding them to ...
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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 ...
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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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Extending RAID 10 on MegaRAID

So I had a few servers with 8 drives configured in RAID 10. Four pairs of two drives in the RAID1 level. One of the drives went bad and the RAID controller removed one pair from the set, so it now ...
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MegaRAID/megacli - Mixed RAID on same disks

I would like to setup a limited-size RAID 10 array for the OS with write-through enabled for safety (no battery/UPS), and use the rest of the disks in a RAID 0 with write-back enabled for performance (...
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MegaRAID: what does yellow “r” on drive icon mean?

One of our drives has a yellow square overlay on its icon in the Drives list. I think there's an "r" in the square (see image). I can't find this described in the MegaRAID manual anywhere. When I ...
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How to identify disk make and model attached to a MegaRAID controller?

I have a system with a LSI MegaRAID SAS 9271-4i and some attached disks in a RAID 10 configuration. I don't have physical access to the system but I have root access via SSH. Various tools - lspci, ...
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Importing Foreign Drive with Megaraid Webbios

I've recently acquired an old server and decided to set it up as a home server. Having never set up a server before, I accidentally cleared a foreign configuration that kept two of my drives on it. ...
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Add disk to virtual drive using MegaRaid Storage Manager

I have a RAID 5 setup on an LSI 9361-24i with three virtual drives and six physical disks. When I setup the arrays one of my disks was dead on arrival and I had to do an RMA with Western Digital, but ...
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RAID Controller Firmware Issue

Background: I'm a Linux newbie with very limited knowledge, I wanted to build a RAID 10 for our startup after experiencing a complete loss of several terabytes of data from Dropbox recently. Setup: ...
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MegaRAID storage manager update and now tons of media errors

I was just poking around a 5 year old server and noticed the MegaRAID storage manager (14.08.01) appeared to be not responding. The server has been running for something like 400 days without ...
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Expanding Logical Disk on Fujitsu Primergy T150 S7 running Serverview

We have a Fujitsu Primergy T150 S7 with an LSI based D2616 RAID controller with a logical drive running on two 146GB SAS drives and RAID 1. We need to expand the logical drive, so we bought two new ...
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Duplicate Slot Numbers for MegaRAID SAS 2108 [Liberator]

Why are duplicate Slot Numbers shown in storcli/Megacli output? # lspci -nn | grep -i mega 01:00.0 RAID bus controller [0104]: LSI Logic / Symbios Logic MegaRAID SAS 2108 [Liberator] [1000:0079] (rev ...
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Debian - Installation of LSI MegaRAID SNMP AGENT

My OS is : Distributor ID: Debian Description: Debian GNU/Linux 8.9 (jessie) Release: 8.9 Codename: jessie I succeded to install the MegaRaid Storage Manager and I can use StorCli. #...
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How to add a hotspare with storcli to a LSI MegaRAID controller?

I have a LSI MegaRAID controller. I pulled out a failed drive and replaced it with a good one. I didn't run any special storcli commands before this, I just swapped the drives. Unsure if that was a ...
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Is RAID 170 a Proprietary RAID Config or a Combination of Traditional RAID Configs?

I acquired a Cisco c240 M4 with twenty-four (24) 800 GB SATA SSD. I requested the engineers configure the disks in two separate RAID 10 arrays (18 + 4), plus with a hot spare for each. The LSI ...
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megacli unconfigured(bad) disk status

megacli tell me, there is an issue with one of my disk. Howerver, I am not sure that this disk actually exist. Here is megaclisas-status info : -- Controller information -- -- ID | H/W Model ...