[CentOS] megaraid/PERC

Tue Nov 29 21:02:06 UTC 2011
Craig White <craig.white at ttiltd.com>

On Nov 29, 2011, at 1:35 PM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:

> I've got two drives from a now-dead server, they were RAIDed, a mirror,
> I'd assume. I need to see if there's anything on them I need to transfer
> to the replacement, so I just shoved them into another Dell server, with a
> PERC 5 controller - I think that's what the dead one had. I fired up
> MegaRAID storage manager... but can't see any way to tell it to recreate
> that RAID. Anyone done this?
I wouldn't waste the time with MSM - I would simply use the BIOS configuration for the RAID storage which can easily look at the drives for RAID configuration and load it if it can find it.

That said, I would suspect that the RAID controllers would have to be identical