How to rebuild disc array and logical drive

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Al Lippman posted this 01 June 2018

I have a pegasus2 R6 12TB.

Drive 6 went bad and I replaced it. I now need to rebuild the Disk Array (degraded 12TB 0 byte enabled # of LDs 1) and the logical drive(critical 10TB raid5 strip 1 MB array of 0).

 

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Raghuraman Kannan posted this 01 June 2018

Hi,

Please follow the below steps to start the rebuild on the drive.

 

- Make sure you hot-plug the new drive.

- Click on "Physical Drive" list in the Utility and make sure the replacement drive is showing up in the list .

- The status of that drive should be "Unconfigured" .

- If the status is "Passthru", then unlock the Utility and click on settings for that drive and change it to "Unconfigured".

- Confirm the settings ..

- Then click on "Background Activities".

- Click on the Start button next to the Rebuild.

- Select the Source drive and the Target drive and Start the process.

- It will take sometime to complete the process and you can see the progress in the bottom.

 

Thanks !

Al Lippman posted this 05 June 2018

Just followed your direction and after 10 hours all is fine.

Thanks

Elvino Marangoni posted this 11 August 2018

Thank you also, Raghuraman

i followed your instructions and the # 4 drive is rebuilding 

1% in the last 30 minutes on my P2 M4

 

Jon

 

LENNOX HOYTE posted this 26 March 2019

Just followed your direction and after 10 hours all is fine.

Thanks

LENNOX HOYTE posted this 26 March 2019

Worked for me too !! remember to unlock the window or else you wont get the start button next to rebuild. I also had to quit and restart the utility (and re-unlock the window) after changung from passthru to unconfigured before i could see the start button next to rebuild. Very helpful directions !!

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