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Defunct drive there is ibm X series 226 server have 6 disk with raid but 3 disk show defunct drive please help me

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You could rebuild the defunct drive with the raid program on your server.

i don't know your type and model of your server.

8488 or 8648 and the model 3 digits.

for this you need serveraid manager

http://www-304.ibm.com/jct01004c/systems/support/supportsite.wss/docdisplay?lndocid=SERV-RAID&brandind=5000008

please do not update your firmware or drivers at this point if applicable.

if rebuild of a defunct drive doesnt work you'll need to change the drive. remember in a raid 5 you need min. 3 drives.

Posted on Dec 07, 2007

  • goovy75 Dec 07, 2007

    if they are hot swap you can take them out and see what drives you have. if you need to change the drive you have to use the same drives and size for optimum work.

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