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HP Raid Controller p420i 18TB disk support on DL380 Gen8?

Consider yourself lucky you came here at this stage, and that this didn't work. Firstly you're not supposed to run non-HPE disks on HPE disk controllers, I know some work but we've had a lot of people ...
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Which RAID is best for private use of NAS

Mathematically it is a terrible idea to use RAID 5 on any HDD that is larger than 2 TB - your chance of a read error WHILE reconstructing is too high. RAID 6 is the only answer here. That is the case ...
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HP Raid Controller p420i 18TB disk support on DL380 Gen8?

Try to work with period-correct equipment. Gen8 HPE hardware is circa 2012-2015... So 10 year-old technology at this point. 18TB disks showed up around 2019/2020. You should focus on using more ...
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