This should answer all of your questions if you are sure it is Raid 1. If you install a different type of RAID controller, see the documentation that comes with the controller for information about viewing and changing settings for attached devices. It doesn’t matter what make or model you use, but it should have at least the same capacity or larger. I am searching on google to find raid server manager for x , but no luck. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Block-level data striping with distributed parity. Please log in to reply.

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Sign in or register to add and subscribe to comments. Is is because we are using a raid controller and not the usual setting up of raid via bios converting the disk type to Dynamic? This array distributes data across multiple disks, but the array is seen by the computer user and operating system as one single disk.

Sign up using Email and Password. Offers solid performance with the additional fault tolerance of allowing availability to data if two disks in a RAID group is to fail;Is recommended to use more drives in RAID group to make up for performance and disk utilization hits compared to RAID 5.


Perform a low-level format on a hard disk drive Create an array of hard disk drives with or without a hot-spare drive Set protocol parameters on hard disk drives. Posted 25 April – High redundancy cost overhead; Because all data is duplicated, twice the storage capacity is required. A hdd is only a storage device, it is totally blank when you purchase one.

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No data protection; If one drive fails, all data is lost. The drives in an array can have different capacities, but the RAID controller treats them as if they all have the capacity of the smallest hard disk drive. Also, it has a LSI Logic Manager, does this mean that it will automatically rebuild using the new disk un-formatted or fresh from package once inserted in the hotswap slot of the damaged drive?

Block-level data striping with distributed parity. I’m kinda new in the IBM server environment and I believe the raid configuration is raid1. Two disks per mirrored stripe. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Some are basic RAID levels and some are a combination of basic levels.

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Read through the following table to get a better understanding about the various RAID levels. Integrated Mirroring Enhanced IME with hot-spare support also known as RAID 1E Use this option to create an obm mirror enhanced array of three to eight disks, including up to two optional hot spares.

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Hardware RAID configuration on the IBM Power platform

Thank you for the response. Please give me a link or guidence to implement raid. If there is data on the disk that you want to save, back up the hard disk before rqid perform this procedure. Performance is slightly lower than RAID 5. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read raie updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

The said drive is actually already a member of the raid1 array using the LSI raid controller. Using the site is easy and fun.

Subscribe me to comment notifications. Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. I’m planning to replace the other drive as it’s starting to develop errors, however Ivm not sure if other brands of HDD will work on it. Sierra Foothills of Northern Ca. Each RAID level is defined for a specific purpose. Welcome to BleepingComputera free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers.

If you install a different type of RAID adapter, follow the instructions in the documentation that comes with the adapter to view or change settings for attached devices.