Automatic Rebuild Fails After Drive Replacement on CERC ATA100/4 Channel RAID Controller - Product Support Quick Note (PSQN) - 133082

Automatic Rebuild Fails After Drive Replacement on CERC ATA100/4 Channel RAID Controller - Product Support Quick Note (PSQN) - 133082




Run the CERC BIOS Configuration Utility, WebBIOS Configuration Utility or Array Manager to manually start the drive rebuild process.

In order to enable the CERC RAID controller’s automatic drive rebuild feature, use the CERC BIOS Configuration Utility or the WebBIOS Configuration Utility to designate one or more hard drives as a hot spare when configuring the array.

If a hard drive fails and a hot spare with sufficient capacity to rebuild the failed drive is not available, follow these steps:

  1. Shut down the system.
  2. Replace the failed drive.
  3. Start up the system.
  4. Run the CERC BIOS Configuration Utility, WebBIOS Configuration Utility or Array Manager to manually start the drive rebuild process.

NOTE: The replacement drive reports Failed until the rebuild is manually initiated.

For more information on setting up hot spares and rebuilding a failed hard drive, see the CERC controller Configuration Software Guide.



 
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