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  • Forum Thread: SAS HDD temperature

    Hello! I have a Poweredge T100 which had two SATA HDD. I recently installed one SAS 6/iR controller with two SCSI HDD. They are not configured in RAID for the moment. I also installed the HDD fan as recommended by Dell and updated the BIOS to the last version. The HDD are both Seagate Cheetah...
  • Forum Thread: Dell PE 1850 Hard Drives Missing

    Hello, So i recently acquired a Dell PE 1850. The person before me had a Dell Power vault 220s connected to it via a installed SCSI card. I have unnatched the power vault but still have it and am trying to boot the server, but it doesnt work. The server has two seagate cheetah 10k 146gb drives in...
  • Forum Thread: Power Edge R710 - HDDs not being detected

    The Server has 6 physical drives of 600GB each (SAS 10x) I had configured the server with drives 0 & 1 in RAID 1 and drives 2,3,4,5 in Raid 5 Everything was working fine with Windows server 2008 and MS SQL and other applications installed on the RAID 1 partitions I needed to change the RAID...
  • Forum Thread: HDD not showing

    Just got a PE 1950. 2 HD (seagate - 73GB each). One is not showing capacity in the BIOS menu. It does say "Seagate" so I assume it recognized the disk. The green light is flashing for the bad disk. The seller said he checked that both disks are fine before shipping Is there something...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell T300 PowerEdge Server largest Supported HDD in SATA

    Hi My T300 is a basic spec machine, it just has the C1 Motherboard SATA Cabled, and has the stock embedded SATA (No Raid, 1-4) I am going to be using my T300 as a low cost data (music) store non raid using three additional SATA cabled non-raid drives as discrete storage units i.e. drive E, F &...
  • Forum Thread: SAS 5/iR - Replacing one of mirrored drives

    My PowerEdge 840 is configured as such: Windows Server 2003 SBS SAS 5/iR controller 1st Virtual Disk - Raid 1 (Mirrored) config SLOT 0 -- Seagate ES3 750GB, 7.2K, 3.5 SATA HDD SLOT 1 -- Seagate ES3 750GB, 7.2K, 3.5 SATA HDD 2nd Virtual Disk - Raid 1 (Mirrored) config SLOT 2 -- WD...
  • Forum Thread: T100 starup error: HDD_FAN not detected after installing LSI SAS HBA

    After I installed an LSI HBA (SAS3442E-R) to hook up a couple of external SATA chassis, my T100 gives the error 'HDD_FAN not detected' at boot, and runs the CPU fan at a constant (and _very_ loud) 100%. A bit of digging suggests this is normal on installing a PERC, so I guess the LSI looks...
  • Forum Thread: Error when replacing PE 2950 SAS drive

    I have a PE 2950 with a perc 5/i. There are 6 drives setup as a Raid 10. The drive in bay 6 failed and was replaced with an IBM - ESXS drive. Now both the drive in bay 6 and bay 7, which are both part of span 2, show as failure predicted. I researched the IBM drive and found that it is a replacement...
  • Forum Thread: eSata drives with PE R200?

    I have a Dell PowerEdge R200 that Im desperately trying to get an eSata drive connected to. I purchased a Rosewill eSata PCIe controller card and while I was able to install the driver and have it show up under Windows devices (Windows Server 2008 Ent.), the eSata hard drive is never recognized when...
  • Forum Thread: Max. harddisk capacity for PERC 4/DC?

    What is the maximum capacity for harddisks on a PERC 4/DC in a PowerEdge 6650? I tried 3 Seagate Cheetah 10K.7 300GB drives but in de CTRL-M util the capacity is dispalyed as 0MB. Drives are recognized but not usable. Both the drives and the PERC 4/CD have the latest firmware versions. Any advice...
  • Forum Thread: PE 2650 not detecting physical drives

    I recently got ahold of a PE 2650 and am attempting to configure the physical drives. When I use CTRL+M to get into the PERC/CERC BIOS Configuration Utility and attempt to switch the drives from ready to online by pressing space, I get the message, "Drives not-responding cannot be selected. Press...
  • Forum Thread: Dell T300 PowerEdge Server largest Supported HDD in SATA

    I have the above server with Win7 Ultimate 64 bit o/s with a 250GB boot drive, What is the largest Sata HDD drive/s this server will support? is it 1TB? I will be using this as a music server. Thanks Simon
  • Forum Thread: How to add additional hard disks to PowerEdge 840 with SAS 5/iR Controller

    My PowerEdge 840 is 6 yrs old and been running flawlessly as my home file server since first powered up. It's still in its original configuration, came preinstalled with... Windows Server 2003 SBS SAS 5/iR controller Two Seagate ES3 750GB, 7.2K, 3.5 SATA HDD in Raid 1 (Mirrored) config...
  • Forum Thread: R410 running Linux: sometimes fails to detect SATA drive

    I have encountered a slightly worrying condition whereby R410s sometimes fail to detect an attached SATA HDD, or sometimes the CD-ROM. It's random: power off, and on again, or even just reboot, and the "missing" drive will probably be visible again. The drive which "disappears"...
  • Forum Thread: PowerEdge does not recognize ew hard disk

    Hello, I have just purchased a PowerEdge R310 (containing 2 hard drives) and a 1 Tb hard disk (Constellation ES SAS) which was delivered separately. But, the bios does not see the 1 Tb hard drive. The 3rd SATA port is set to auto in the bios but it says 'unknown disk'. What could I do?...
  • Forum Thread: Dell PowerEdge T710 drive upgrades

    Hi, I'm looking for some help for a friend of mine. They have a Dell PowerEdge T710 server with 3x 146gb sas drives in a raid 5 configuration. They have bought 4 new 600gb sas drives to replace these. 3x to replace the 146gb drives and 1 as a hot spare. Can someone please advise me of the...
  • Forum Thread: Replace failed disk - 600SC with CERC ATA100/4-Channel RAID Controller

    My company purchased a PowerEdge 600SC nine years ago and it's been a reliable Windows 2003 server until this past weekend when a disk in the mirrored array failed. We're a small operation and have no real business need (nor the funds) to upgrade the server to something more modern so I'd...
  • Forum Thread: Adding HDD to T610

    Hello, I received 6 new T610 Servers with 3-300 GB 15k HDD in Raid5 configuration with a PERC 6/i SAS Raid controller. They all have a data volume setup 200GB ea. Each of the data volumes are maxed out or they will be soon. For each of the servers, they sent me 3 matching 300GB 300k HDD. How do...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Poweredge 2950 HDD Fault; need advice on hot swapping the drive

    This server houses our small business database, so I don’t want to do anything that might corrupt the data on it. The other IT staff (a programmer) backs up the files to external hard drives. I’m new in the IT field, so I could use some advice. I did not set up the server, and of course the...
  • Forum Thread: T310 / Using a HDD as C Boot That is Not Part of Raid HDD's

    Hello - I can't find good direction anywhere. I have T310 with Raid (Space for 4 HDDs), and usiong Windows Server R2. I want to add a 5th drive/source that will be the boot and house the full OS system. And use the Raid ans 2 sets of Mirrored Raid 1 (Sata WD-Black 4x 2TB Drives). My ideas...
  • Forum Thread: T300, 2 SAS HDD in RAID 1, need help

    Hello everyone, I have T300 server with 2 SAS HDD in RAID 1 configuration. I had replaced Drive 0 in May 2012 because HDD light was flashing Amber/green. Today i noticed that HDD light was amber, then i removed the drive and reseated it. soon after i got BSOD. After rebooting system is ok, but...
  • Forum Thread: Backplane on non-hot-swappable servers

    Hello, Would this product (a backplane) be compatible with a cabled internal hard drive (i.e. non-hot-swappable or non-front-mounted) Poweredge T310 system? Thanks.
  • Forum Thread: DELL POWER EDGE 1950 WINDOWS Server 2003 CRASHED

    Hi geeks, i have Dell power edge 1950 raid 1. two drives in parallel. some how OS (win server 2003) has crashes. giving error " press f1 to retry boot or f2 to set". The only solution that is available for us is reinstallation of windows.BUT!, i came to know that reinstalling windows will...
  • Forum Thread: Precision Workstation R5400 Hard Drives Carriers

    Hi, I have a problem offer 300GB SATA II HotPlug 10K HDDs for my customers Workstation R5400. Dell (Czech Republic) delivered 12pcs but without carriers. So I tried RMA, but Dell has no drives (with carriers) and also no discrete carriers. I tried also solve via Czech Dell busineesmen, CustomerCare...
  • Forum Thread: Poweredge 1900 + PERC5i + 8TB RAID 5 Array + CentOS = Accessable?

    We recently acquired a Poweredge 1900 from an old client with a PERC5i controller. We decided to upgrade it, put CentOS on the machine, and use it as a VM server and file server. The question is, the Boss Man wants to push this to 8TBs (6 x 2TB w/ HotSpare). We have CentOS on it right now with a 4TB...