I have an x3550 (7978) with an IBM Servraid 8k-l controller. The array is setup in RAID 1 and a drive has failed. They were both SAS 1 TB drives. It's the end of the fiscal year here and budgeting is tight, so I tried to use a SATA drive of the same size. The controller sees the drive and will allow me to create a simple volume, but it will not rebuild the array. Is it possible to rebuild the array with 2 different drive connections? Basically, I'm trying to do more with less. Any help is greatly appreciated.
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Re: Rebuild RAID 1 Array2012-12-17T18:31:39Z in response to maguroIt won't let me do that either. It gives the option to create a hot spare in the servraid manager, but IBM's release notes state that this is unsupported:
I have a feeling that the answer to this question is going to be "no", but I was hoping that someone might be able to think of a work around.