Hi, need your expert advise here.
I added new 4 x 600GB SAS 15k in an existing Array with RAID 5 config. But it only reflects 1.2TB free. The other 50% is missing. How could this be?
As I analyzed, the existing Array 1 is made up of 6 x 300GB SAS 15k. Was it because the existing array used 300GB and it only identified 300GB when a disk is joined in the array?
Since it is not acceptable, I plan to create another Array 2 and assigned these disks to the new Array. But the problem now, how can I pull this disk from the Array? is is assigned?
Need advise, quite urgent as the existing drive is almost full. Details of the storage is attached for further reference.
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Updated on 2012-10-08T06:56:07Z at 2012-10-08T06:56:07Z by Venthought
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The disk that I will unassigned are just newly added to the array. Need help on how to unassigned the disk from the array.
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the single way is backup data, delete array, create 2 new arrays (1st with 300GB HDDs, 2nd with 600GB HDDs), then restore data.
Pay attention you need replace HDD TRAY/SLOT 85/4 which status is Impending failure.
Optionally update all software:
DS3000 Recommended Firmware Levels
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Now I need to know how to manually fail the hard drive in order for me to replace the disk?
If you have a link on how to do that, it would really help. Thanks...
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