At the prompt, enter the following command: From the System Support Software menu, select the current operating system. Remove the replacement physical drive the one undergoing a rebuild , and then reinstall the drive that it is replacing. Power down the server, if necessary. I wonder what would happen if we’d bought 4TB HP disks Instead use manual mode and click thru dozens of Next Next Next dialogs.

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The initial screen of the installation GUI will allow you to load the driver diskette created.

For proper hot-plug operation, the following items are required:. HP was very shady on this one. We hope this brief article will help smagt of engineers around the world save a bit of their valuable time! Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

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If no hard drives are installed, then this option does not appear. Finally, the installation procedure asks if you wish you load any more driver disks. After several seconds, the Configuration Saved screen appears.


I would heavily recommend against this. From the System Support Software menu, select the smaart operating system. The procedure is provided b101i the agents. After several seconds, the Configuration Saved screen appears. Hi, as you know, the Bi RAID is a software raid and you will not be able to create a raid 1 between the 2nd and 3rd disk.

Any excess capacity of a particular drive cannot be used in the array.

Array configuration utility – HP Smart Array B110i SATA RAID-Controller User Manual

Remains available any time that the server is on. Guillaume Filion 1 8 The question is, at this point, wich are the best way to use the three GB SATA disk that I’ve purcahsed for reach a reasonable fault tolerance? Replace the marginal drive as soon as possible. Supports assignment of online spares. The drives are supported with a Smart Array P controller. We saw both logical gp and were able to successfully arary and use them without any problem:.

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This is not a true fault tolerance or ha settings, think of it as a kind of “smart backup”: Uncompressing the file reveals the file dd. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Post as a guest Name. I swear, when I read questions like this, I wonder why people are even using 4TB disks in inexpensive servers with low-end controllers.


To download the latest versions of the CDs, see the HP website: For more information on installing hard drives, see the server user guide. Although it arraj protect you from a disk failure, there are plenty more ways to lose data.

Provides different operating modes, enabling faster configuration or greater control over the configuration options. Go to original post.

I wonder what would happen if we’d bought 4TB HP disks Power down the system. Power down the server, if necessary.

Displays on-screen tips for individual steps of a configuration procedure. We answered No and the installation procedure continued as expected.