The box is good. Thinking seriously about moving to secondary system, but what about this degraded array? How does that affect the system boot? How does that affect a disk array move? First thing I would do is just remove the faulty drive and try booting up then.

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How does that affect the system boot? Post as a guest Name. None of the disk drive LEDs are flashing.

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I found this question which talks about “repairing” a failed mirror, but there is no clear answer on how to fix it, and I’m using a RAID5 anyway – a RAID5 which hasn’t been moved or rearranged. Server Fault works best with JavaScript enabled.

Marked all drives in the replacement system with their chassis slot numbers just in case Removed all drives from replacement system Rebooted replacement dell 2850 perc 4e/di and dell 2850 perc 4e/di configuration pedc PERC configuration menu Shut off replacement system Removed all 4ee/di from old system Placed all drives into replacement system into matching locations Rebooted replacement system Disabled alarm in PERC configuration menu Rebooted replacement system I also had to change the network connections, but that is not relevant to the discussion here.

If all remains stable, then I’ll replace the bad drive with one of the ones from the retired system. Robin Gill 2, 9 Questions Tags Users Badges Unanswered.

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The box is good. I’ve already tried removing the faulty drive; no difference. Shut off old system Shut off replacement depl Marked all drives in the old system with their chassis slot numbers – and marked bad drive with a red tag instead of white.

Thinking seriously about moving to secondary system, but what about this degraded array?

Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. May go ahead and try anyway. I do have one or two spare Dell PEs available for test. All drives are listed in the PERC configuration menu: Sign up using Facebook.

I hope this will recognize the old degraded array and import it just fine. Is it possible to move a degraded array to a new system and power up?

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. This presented the appearance of having checked the disks on the dell 2850 perc 4e/di when in fact, no pperc process had taken place – the disks perd unknown to the controller.

What if the “bad” disk was removed or replaced?

I moved the disks to a new system this way: You know things are bad when your taking pictures with your cell phone. How does that affect a disk array move?


The failed drive does not show any indications of failure on the LEDs; the bottom appears to be green and the top is unlit. Will it help to configure a new configuration and save it without initializing? Dell 2850 perc 4e/di like it’s gone pwrc nuts and is getting one config from the good drives and another slightly out of sync or invalid config from the “faulty” drive.

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I do everything with my cell: If that doesn’t work, then try with one of your other ‘s. However, from what I’ve read, the Unresolved configuration mismatch I also hypothesize that since the system could not access the drives electronically, it also could not detect the known dell 2850 perc 4e/di drive in the array.

Mei 3, 7 37 Here are the specific questions: In my case, the move would be different in two ways: Thus, the LED remained at a “good” state instead of bad.