[CentOS] megaraid/PERC

Tue Nov 29 23:05:20 UTC 2011
Denniston, Todd A CIV NAVSURFWARCENDIV Crane <todd.denniston at navy.mil>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On
> Behalf Of m.roth at 5-cent.us
> Sent: Tuesday, November 29, 2011 15:36
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> Subject: [CentOS] megaraid/PERC
> I've got two drives from a now-dead server, they were RAIDed, a
> 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?

Recent experience indicates... if the machine had any kind of warranty
with Dell, an authorized owner/technician should call Dell before doing
ANYTHING more with the drives.

<use this info at your own risk>
With the dell system I was working with, I was walked through booting
into the raid controller software (bios level prior to OS boot) and
having THAT reassemble the array.
</use this info at your own risk>