[CentOS] Trying to recover data off SATA-to-SCSI external 2TBARRAY
wattersm at liquidweb.com
Mon Oct 15 20:12:50 UTC 2007
> So thats why I connected it to a SCSI non-raid controller which does.
> lvndiskscan on my Centos server even can tell the size of it.
> /dev/sda [ 2.00 TB]
> The external array has it's own built in raid controller.
> The Bios the SmartArray said it was a raid 0 2048GB failed.
> I not sure why the SmartArray sees it as that because the external array is
> configured as a raid 5 with spares.
> Im not familar with the SmartArray and don't have another to try.
> Is there no way to access the data other than via the SmartArray?
What do you mean by connected it? Are all drives from the old array
connected? Without having the drives attached to the original
controller you may not be able to get much from it, Linux would still
see the individual SCSI drives but that doesn't help if you want the
You may want to take the old RAID card out of the other server and
install it, that is the only way you're going to get anything from it.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Peter Kjellstrom" <cap at nsc.liu.se>
> To: <centos at centos.org>
> Sent: Monday, October 15, 2007 2:18 PM
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Trying to recover data off SATA-to-SCSI external
> The SmartArray doesn't recognize the external array.
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