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  • Latest Post - ‏2013-02-25T19:39:49Z by SystemAdmin
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Pinned topic System x

‏2013-02-20T10:57:38Z |
Pls can anyone tell me how to replace a raid controller adapter in IBM system x machine without loosing the data on the disks.
Updated on 2013-02-25T19:39:49Z at 2013-02-25T19:39:49Z by SystemAdmin
  • Novikov_Alexander
    6938 Posts

    Re: System x

    Dear Stephen,

    what is the RAID controller do you meant?
    Usually this info available in User's Guide.

    Alexander Novikov
    Russia, Moscow
  • SystemAdmin
    9111 Posts

    Re: System x

    Which raid controller do you have ? scsi or sas/sata based ?
    configuration stored in Hard disk as well as in the NVRAM of the Raid controller, so after replacing raid controller
    raid configuration will be copied from hard disk to NVRAM of the new raid controller on a next boot.
    But before replacing makesure all the hdd are in online state, please do not change any hdd slot.

    For a best practice always keep data backup before replacing raid controller.