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  • Forum Thread: upgrading hdd with perc h700

    the hard drives are 2 250GB in a mirrored RAID I would like to upgrade them to 2 4TB mirror. what would be my best approach there is only one server and data loss can't happen also I am trying to decide if i should go with SAS or SATA. Should i just add the hdds as another mirror then image the contents...
  • Forum Thread: PowerEdge II 2950 not allowing HDD space to be accessed

    Good Day, I have an old PowerEdge II 2950 server (Specs: 2x3.0 Ghz Xeon, 24Mb Mem 1Tb SATA HDD,1Tb SATA HDD,2Tb SATA HDD - Server 2012 Datacenter). The issue that I am having is that I recently updated the OS from 2008 to 2012 DC, then installed an additional HDD (2TB). I am running RAID 0, and the...
  • Forum Thread: PowerEdge 2950 After about 2 HDD it will not let me put any more in!?!

    So I'm trying to install more than 1 HDD into the server but it will no longer accept more then 2 i have tried to partition and multiple programs, scanned, ect... But no matter what it always tells me it has 99Mb of storage which isn't true. Is their any thing I am not trying?
  • Forum Thread: PERC H700 does not recognize NAS HDD 4000GB Seagate

    I am trying to create three Raid1 Virtual Disks, using 3.64 MiB Seagate drives (new-just purchased) in a T410. The PERC sees the 2TB drives and 1TB drives. Previously I had 2 VD (4x1TB drives in a RAID10, and 2x2TB drives in a RAID1) Plugging in the 4TB drives to sata ports on motherboard are recognized...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrade Server 2008 R2 HDD to SSD with minimum downtime

    Hi I would like know the the most efficient way to migrate a Windows Server 2008 R2 OS installation from a RAID1 HDD to a RAID 1 SSD We currently use Dell R710 servers and the OS is installed on 2.5" 15K SAS disks in a RAID 1 configuration. Thanks in advance.
  • Forum Thread: Upgrading Dell PE R820 HDD configuration

    Hello. I have Dell R820 with single x8 backplane for 2.5 HDDs and single Perc P720H Raid controller. I want to upgrade it for 8 more hdds. What parts should i do? Is it officialy supported? Any advices? As i found there is a list of parts that i need: x8 backplanes (22FYP or J2C2D) SAS cable...
  • Forum Thread: R710: 8 New HDDs - Amber Lights

    All eight HDDs show disk failures. The server is a Dell Poweredge R710, all eight HDDs are new Hitachi Travelstar 2.5" SATA 1TB drives in a RAID 6 array. The backplane and other connections are snug, has the latest BIOS and PERC i/6 RAID firmware. OpenManage shows the RAID array and drives are online...
  • Forum Thread: T310 SAS Cable Problem

    Dear Dell. I am in trouble with SAS cable. Currently, PERC 6/i was installed and connected to SAS Backplane. When T310 started to boot, error was shown on LCD screen; E1A14 - SAS cable A failure. Check connection. Hard disk is normal 3.5" SATA drive (Western Digital SATA II 500GB) at...
  • Forum Thread: Poweredge 2600 HDD?

    Will 6 Seagate Cheetah 10K 300GB 10K Ultra 320 (ST3300007LC) drives work in the 2600 for a total of 1.8TB? Thanks, Tyler
  • Forum Thread: PERC 4/SC disk fails and rebuilds continuously

    Hello, I'm working on a Dell PE 1600SC with a PERC 4/SC RAID 1 controller. One of the disks, ArrayDisk 0,0, keeps dropping out of the array. The Array Manager events show the following: PERC 4/SC Controller 0, Array Disk 0:0 failed PERC 4/SC Controller 0, Virtual Disk (Virtual Disk 0...
  • Forum Thread: PE 2800 Scsi Configuration Problem

    Hello, I have Dell PE 2800 With PERC 4e/di firmware 51x getting the following error after post "Invalid SCSI Configuration ;SCSI Cable Not Deteced on Connector SCSIB of the primary SCSI backplane Dauoghter Card Presnet Press F1 To Continue Press F2 To Enter setup " how can i solve...
  • Forum Thread: PE1950 SAS-SATA replace

    Hi, got a PE1950 with 2*146GB SAS (3.5") installed, using raid1. how is it possible to replace these drives with 2 SATA drives without reinstalling the system? as I know, there is no way to mix SAS/SATA. thanks for Your answer!
  • Forum Thread: PE1600SC Corrupts Files/Folders Copying From SCSI to IDE Drives

    Hello Everyone, I have a problem that I have been working on for three days now and I am out of ideas. We have a Dell Poweredge 1600SC server with a single-channel SCSI interface (LSI Logic U320) in it. This has two drives on it, the main OS drive (Windows Server 2003 - SP2) and a second, smaller...
  • Forum Thread: HDD error on Dell Poweredge 650

    Please I keep having this error that Disk Drive Not Found. I've changed the IDE Cable and it's still the same thing. I used the same HDD on another system and it was detected immediately without a single glitch. I brought it back to the Server and discovered that I have to position it in a particular...
  • Forum Thread: PE1955 w/ 2.5" SAS drives

    I have 4 1955 PE servers in 2 different chassis. They have seagate or fujitsu drives, 73 or 146gb in RAID1 config they're all running RHEL4 ES x86_64 about 2 weeks ago, the drives started to fail, I'd reseat a drive it would rebuild, then it's partner drive would fail. I've had...
  • Forum Thread: PowerEdge 2600 not booting but no errors showing

    Hi Everyone I have been ask to look at a pe2600 server that is not booting, on inspection there are no audio warnings which is a good start, but it cannot see any of the 6 HDDs connected. can someone please assist? any information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance
  • Forum Thread: Segate ST9300653SS HDD compatibility with PERC 6/i RAID controller

    Hi, We tried to use SEAGATE ST9300653SS (firmware 0004) with RAID controller PERC 6/i (firmwa re 6.3.1-0003). Got the following errors in logs: 8018 (boot + 49s/DRIVE/WARN) - PD 02(e0x20/s2) is not a certified drive 8021 (boot + 49s/DRIVE/WARN) - PD 03(e0x20/s3) is not a certified drive At...
  • Forum Thread: Help please, Poweredge 1800 cant detect a new HDD after failed HDD

    Hi, I have a Poweredge 1800 server which was running Windows Server 2003, the HDD failed last week (only running 1 drive). I purchased 2 new drives, one Seagate, 1 WD, neither are being detected when I attempt to reinstall windows etc I have used the Cerc Sata disk to install the correct drivers but...
  • Forum Thread: I can't set up my logical drives in my PE 2650. . .

    i have 3 36 gig hdds in my hot-swap bays in my dual dual-core Xeon 3.6Ghz Poweredge 2650. it has 6 Gigs of ram, and scsi ports 0 to 2 (i believe) designated for hard drives. it is missing a raid key. i have been able to boot it from a cd. . . i need to set it up as my windows 8 deployment test...
  • Forum Thread: "Unexpected sense. SCSI sense data: Sense key: 5 Sense code: 24 Sense qualifier: 0: Physical Disk 1:0:4 Controller 0, Connector 1"

    After I replaced 1TB Dell HDD with 2TB non-Dell HDD, it keeps throwing Errors from 5 HDD out of 6 HDD. Please help to get rid of this message. .... Really appreciate your help and advice!! EE
  • Forum Reply: Re: E1810 Error On Drive 0 - Poweredge 2950

    There can be a host of reasons why a drive fail that may not nesecistate drive replacement. Different options include checking to see if its in a predictive faulure status meing the drive has exceeded the allotment of errors. Issue can be related to updates as far as firmware on the RAID controller or...
  • Forum Thread: T710 ssd sata

    Hello. The disks for a t710 need to be the ones that dell sell or i can buy a normal ssd and install it on the server? I was thinking to install 4 ocz vertex 3 sata III 6gbs drives, config in raid 5, plus two 7.2k sata 3tb sata drives. The ssd´s have a 3.5 adapter. Can this be installed...
  • Forum Thread: PE2500 RERC 3D/i 2 HDD fail in Raid-5, Need to Bring online

    Hi, I have one special customer he is facing a problem today morning, details are as under Dell PE-2500, RERC-3D/i, Raid-5, 36-GB 3 HDD 2 HDD same time not working. Is there any possibility that make it Foce Online, Like PERC-4 or other cards. I am waiting for your response. Wtih Thanks...
  • 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...
  • 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...