This option is only available when the selected array is currently inactive. CHS Mapping allows two settings: This disk has been selected as the hotspare for the RAID array. Management and reporting tools 3. Select the type of array to create, as shown below. Even it’s not full of features theses card appear to work fine and are supported by an opensource Linux driver. The default value is 2 seconds, with choices between 1 and 10 seconds.

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On this screen you can change global scope settings. If the utility is available, this message also appears during bootup:.

As disks are added, the Array Size field changes to reflect the size of the new volume. BIOS upgrade from a Linux system.

Scssi – At this time, these servers are shipped with support for the SAS controller only. When a disk fails, it is rebuilt to a hotspare if one is available.

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While the cursor is on the Device Identifier, you can perform the following actions:. Press M to keep the existing data on the first disk or press D to overwrite it.

When a RAID 1 volume is deleted, the data is preserved on the primary disk. When you press Enter, the following prompt appears:. For an IM volume, when the first disk is added you are asked about the data on the disks.


This option specifies whether the BIOS pauses fusioh-mpt user acknowledgement after displaying an alert message during boot.


When the first disk is added, the utility will prompt you to keep existing data or overwrite existing data. Note – When activating two arrays typically after a motherboard replacement the status of the second array is shown as “degraded” according to the LSI BIOS as it waits to sync. Note – RAID 1 provides protection against the failure of a fusionn-mpt disk. If you keep the existing data, this is called a migration.

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Only one active hotspare is allowed for all volumes. The first disk will be mirrored onto the second disk, so the data you want to keep must be on the first disk added to the volume. A proprietary monitoring tool is available but it nearly offers no management features. The Configuration Utility will pause while the array is being created.

The system BIOS assigns this number. Graphical status bar that shows the current completion status of the operation.

The order in which adapters will boot when the system has more than one adapter. Management and reporting tools 3.

Reset error counts for this Phy only Reset error counts for all Phys Cancel. Management features are really basicso it’s better to use it as a reporting tool only. To access the Device Verify screen, press Enter on the appropriate field on the Device Properties screen. Press C to create a new array. On Debian based system, simply run:. This option controls how much information the BIOS displays about adapters and devices during boot. The version numbers and the screen items shown are subject to change over the life of the product.


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Some options on the Exit screen might be grayed out, indicating that they are not available at this time. The Activate Array option enables you to reactivate an inactive array that has been added to a system.

The type of array being created: Note – If there is a global hot-spare disk on the controller to which you have moved the array, the BIOS checks when you activate the array to determine if the hot-spare is compatible with the new array. If the controller indicates a failure, the service processor lights the fault LED on the corresponding disk drive and logs the error in the SP event log.

The Device Properties screen shown below displays information about a specific device.