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Huawei V2 and V3 Server RAID Controller Card User Guide 36

This document describes the appearances and features of the redundant array of independent disks (RAID) controller cards, how to configure properties for the RAID controller cards, and how to install drivers. The RAID controller cards include the LSI SAS2208, LSI SAS2308, LSI SAS3008, LSI SAS3108, LSI SoftRAID, PM8060, and PM8068.
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Drive Management

Drive Management

This screen allows you to view the basic properties of a hard drive and perform operations on the hard drive.

Screen Description

The Drive Management screen lists hard drives.

Select a hard drive and press Enter. The drive detail screen is displayed, as shown in Figure 4-306. Table 4-102 describes the parameters on the screen.

Figure 4-306 Drive Management

Table 4-102 Parameter description

Parameter

Description

Operation

Options available:

  • Start Locate: locates the hard drive.
  • Stop Locate: stops locating the hard drive.
  • Initialize Drive: initializes the hard drive.
  • Drive Erase: formats the hard drive.
  • Make Unconfigured Good/Bad: changes the hard drive status.
  • Assign Global Hot Spare Drive: sets the hard drive as a global hot spare drive.
  • Assign Dedicated Hot Spare Drive: sets the hard drive as a dedicated hot spare drive.
  • Unassign Hot Spare Drive: deletes the hot spare drive.

Drive ID

ID of the hard drive

Status

Current operating status of the hard drive

Size

Capacity of the hard drive

Type

Type of the hard drive

Model

Model of the hard drive

Hardware Vendor

Vendor of the hard drive

Advanced...

More properties of the hard drive

Configuring a Global Hot Spare Drive

  1. Set Operation to Assign Global Hot Spare Drive.
  2. Select Go and press Enter.

    A confirmation screen is displayed.

  3. Set Confirm to Enable.
  4. Select Yes and press Enter.

    The message "The operation has been performed successfully" is displayed.

  5. Press Enter on the success message to finish the configuration and return to the previous screen.

Configuring a Dedicated Hot Spare Drive

  1. Set Operation to Assign Dedicated Hot Spare Drive.
  2. Select Go and press Enter.

    The virtual drive list is displayed.

  3. Select the virtual drive to be associated and press Enter.
  4. Select Enabled and press Enter.
  5. Select OK and press Enter.

    A confirmation screen is displayed.

  6. Set Confirm to Enable.
  7. Select Yes and press Enter.

    The message "The operation has been performed successfully" is displayed.

  8. Press Enter on the success message to finish the configuration and return to the previous screen.

Viewing Advanced Hard Drive Properties

  1. On the screen shown in Figure 4-306, select Advanced and press Enter.

    The advanced hard drive property screen is displayed, as shown in Figure 4-307. Table 4-103 describes the parameters on the screen.

    Figure 4-307 Drive Properties

    Table 4-103 Parameter description

    Parameter

    Description

    Certified

    Specifies whether the hard drive has been certified.

    Logical Sector Size

    Specifies the logical sector size.

    Physical Sector Size

    Specifies the physical sector size.

    SMART Status

    Specifies whether the SMART function is enabled.

    Revision

    Specifies the hard drive firmware version.

    Media Error

    Specifies the number of media errors.

    Predicted Fail Count

    Specifies the number of predictive failures.

    SAS Address

    Specifies the SAS hard drive address.

    Drive Power State

    Specifies the power status of the hard drive.

    Emergency Spare

    Specifies whether emergency sparing is supported, that is, whether idle drives and hot spare drives can be used as backup drives.

    Commissioned Hot Spare

    Specifies whether the hard drive is assigned to a RAID array as a hot spare drive.

    Cache Setting

    Specifies whether cache setting is supported.

    Available Size

    Specifies the available space of the hard drive.

    Used Space

    Specifies the used space of the hard drive.

    Disk Protocol

    Specifies the protocol supported by the hard drive.

    Negotiated Drive Transfer Speed

    Specifies the data transmission rate of the hard drive.

    Number of Connections

    Specifies the number of connectors.

    FDE Capable

    Specifies whether the hard drive supports the Full Disk Encryption (FDE) technology.

    Protection Capable

    Specifies whether the hard drive supports data protection.

    Temperature

    Specifies the hard drive temperature.

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