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3 replies Latest Post - 2015-05-19T02:19:13Z by RichardA.
Pinned topic Add single drive on IBM x3650 M2 with raid 1 already configured
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Client has x3650 M2(7947) with raid 1 configured. They want to add another single hard drive to extend storage space.Is it possible,should it be added through raid utility as JBOD or? They mentioned that windows doesnt recognize the drive.We gonna pay a visit them soon so just want to prepare
Updated on 2013-02-01T20:27:48Z at 2013-02-01T20:27:48Z by SystemAdmin
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Re: Add single drive on IBM x3650 M2 with raid 1 already configured2013-02-01T20:27:48Z in response to eXeITHi eXeIT,
Leaving the customer with a non-redundant volume isn't ideal. Always make sure you have a working backup of the system before playing with the raid arrays. However, you should find you can migrate from a RAID1 to a RAID5.
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Re: Add single drive on IBM x3650 M2 with raid 1 already configured2015-05-19T02:19:13Z in response to SystemAdminHello,Sorry for the inconvenience. I have a server x3650 M2 (7947) and I added four additional disks to expand my OS, however, do not get the form to enter the RAID card to create a RAID-1. I drive damaged CD.Please, I can help, This menu is already included in the BIOS? Why or where I can access?Greetings and thanks,Richard