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storcli64 not importing a foreign dg with disks previously offline

I experienced a weird cascade of disk "failures" w/in a few minutes on a AVAGO MegaRAID SAS 9361-8i on Linux. During this time, a hot spare drive was never spun up. Ignoring a few ...
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Set my spare disk to be online

How can I set my spare disk to be online? I`ve tried /opt/MegaRAID/storcli/storcli64 /c0/e0/s13 set online, but I got an error 255 Operation not allowed. Thanks. >0:13 13 GHS - 3.637 TB SATA ...
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storcli - not able to import raid array

I have a set of 2 disk drives which were configured into a Raid 1 array and working fine. I set them offline and removed them for offline storage. When I insert them they originally show as UBAD and I ...
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Can MegaRAID controllers use their writeback cache in JBOD mode?

Similar to this question, but for Broadcom/LSI controllers: Can MegaRAID controllers use the onboard disk cache for JBOD drives? (I would like to enable the controller's hardware cache and then use ...
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Spin down hot spare when not in use

I have an avago raid controller managing an array of 4 disks + 1 hot spare. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- EID:Slt DID State DG Size Intf Med ...
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Use storcli to get / set spare drive

I have an LSI controller with a R10 array consisting of 4 drives + 1 spare. Storcli reports: ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- EID:Slt DID State DG ...
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Is LSI rebuilding as background task

I'm investigating the state of an LSI raid array that might have recently suffered a drive failure. The array had a spare configured, so the array is not degraded. However, the storcli command ( /...
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storcli - remove physical drives from a virtual drive

Using an AVAGO Megaraid controller with the storcli command line software on Ubuntu. My virtual drive has 8 10TB physical drives in a RAID5. I want to remove 2 of them so I can use those slots for ...
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Adding a disk to an existing RAID fails with "disk doesn't have enough capacity"

I have a very old physical server using many disks in a number of RAID6 group. Those disks are not in the same chassis, instead is a JBOD system connected through the RAID controller on this server. ...
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Broadcom storcli64 - add unconfigured good disk as hotspare

as a disclaimer, I am not particularly well versed with storcli so please bare with me. I have an existing RAID configuration that I took over from a colleague who since left. One disk failed and I ...
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No OCE available for RAID expansion via storcli

I have an issue with RAID expansion for the controller LSI MegaRAID SAS 9260-4i. It looks similar to the case described here but in my case OCE option is unavailable. I've changed 2x10TB HDD to ...
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Storcli64 not rebuilding replaced disk

One of the drives in our LSI-based RAID failed (Avago 3108 MegaRaid). We pulled the drive and replaced it with a similar disk (cap/speed). Autorebuild is enabled, however the status of the disk (128:7)...
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Extend RAID volume size with storcli

I have RAID1 on 2*240GB HDD , witch i changed with 480GB SSD's. I changed disk 1 , wait for RAID to rebuild, and then change the other. Now I have 240GB RAID over 480GB disks, and cant find a way to ...
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Operation not allowed when running `sudo storcli /c0 /e252 /s1 set good`

I have a server with a LSI card running with RAID5. Recently the card sounded an alarm and it seems there is a problem with one of the drives. ----------------------------------------------------------...
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storcli cannot add diks to RAID10 - 255 Start Migrate not possible

list of Disks: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- EID:Slt DID State DG Size Intf Med SED PI SeSz Model Sp Type ---------------...
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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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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: 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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How do I remove a dedicated (DHS) or global hot spare (GHS)?

I want to replace a hot spare with a new disk, for example to replace a smaller disk with a bigger one or when the manufacturer does a callback of a series of disks. How do I do that?
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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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LSI Megaraid missing raid1 drive group after replace faulty drive

in my server a faulty drive was swapped (E252:0). LSI 9260 controller. before swap i set the drive to missing, offline and spin down (252:0) Server was shut down before swap. After Power On the Raid1 ...
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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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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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Storcli - migrate from RAID1 to RAID10

I have a system with two hard drives set up in RAID1. I've purchased another two - same model/size etc. - and now I want to reconfigure them to RAID10. I have storcli installed in VMWare and is ...
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Raid - Storcli - How to remove bad disk and reorganize raid

The raid status as below: ~$ sudo storcli /c0 restart Controller = 0 Status = Success Description = Adapter Restart in progress wait for few moments Detailed Status : =============== ---------------...
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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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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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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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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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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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Does calling storcli on a hard disk drive induce read/write latency?

I am calling storcli /c0/eall/sall show all on some 4TB Western Digital hard disk drives to get their SMART code status. When I do this it causes significant write latency to the disks, is that ...
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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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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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How to make M1015 ServerRaid card happy so it doesn't halt system boot?

Long story short, I have a brand new "IBM Serveraid M1015 SAS/SATA Controller", I plug it in to allow even more hard drives plugged into this machine and I get: All the disks from your previous ...
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StorCLI: storcli show and "Hlth: Opt": how exhaustive is this?

I'm working on a script using StorCLI (Ver 1.21.06). When I run: ./storcli show I get (abbreviated): Status Code = 0 Status = Success As well as: Hlth: Opt Q1. I'm curious to know what the ...
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How do I extend a RAID5 array with storcli?

I just bought a new disk. How do I extend an existing RAID array without losing data?
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