Where can I find the firmware and what do I flash it with???? Use arrow key and highlight the Virtual Disk 1, which will display the following properties of both Virtual Disk and Disk Group on the right side. Does anyone have any ideas of what I can try to get it working? Want to add to the discussion? You might have to download the new Dell install disk which has all the newest raid drivers along with other bios drivers etc etc. Mike May 14, , 1: Fantastic post, right level of detail and the screenshots were exactly what I needed… clear consise and not to technical.

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Press space bar to select the disks. In step 9, your screenshot does not include the progress bar. It really helped me a lot. After all that is dell poweredge 2950 raid controller above, the system starts a Background Initialization of the hard drives, or you can initialize it manually by the following.

Engineer Yassen April 12,6: Posted 08 September – Is out there anybody that might give a hand fixing this? Fred September 27,4: Oh, did I mention it was free?

Does anyone have a link to where i can get these or cobtroller anyone know of any other possible solution to get around this?


So, you have purchased additional disks and would like to configure a RAID setup. Yesterday, I had change one HDD which was faulty.

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I checked with raiid working cd and all but result is the same only. My question is, can I replace the controller card without wiping the disks?

Any other guide to refer prior to dell poweredge 2950 raid controller above mention option or any other idea, kindly suggest Thanks in advance for your support and prompt response. No, create an account now.

September 20, Assuming that I have a brand new dell server with 4 disks like mentioned pweredge and I use above configuration to set up RAID-5 and then I will install Linux OS on it so it has redundancy for the data.

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Yes, my password is: You could also use RAID 0 with two drives or more to increase the volume capacity but there is no redundancy. How can Insert new controller without losing current configuration and data and how can see increase the space in drive d of this server?


Can we expand the raid drive add a fourth physical drive without losing data?? Server Fault works best with JavaScript enabled. Use arrow key and highlight the Virtual Dell poweredge 2950 raid controller 1, which will display the following properties of both Virtual Disk and Disk Group on the right side.

So what card should I use I have seen 3listed. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy.

Lets just say for what you get in a I am not sure if I am mirroring or striping first. Dell poweredge 2950 raid controller was really cool.

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The M is also very well-documented, though perhaps not quite as easy. All rights reserved Terms of Service. Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. I am dismayed that people post how-tos without understanding the ramifications of the options they suggest.