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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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Configuring a Global Hot Spare Drive

Configuring a Global Hot Spare Drive


After hard drives of a server are configured with array properties, hot spare drives are configured to increase security and reduce impact on services caused by hard drive faults.

This section describes how to configure a hot spare drive.




Data preparation is not required for this operation.


Enter the hot spare drive Configuration Utility.

  1. On the Controller Operations main screen, select Logical Device Configuration and press Enter.

    The Logical Device Configuration screen is displayed, as shown in Figure 10-132.

    Figure 10-132 Logical Device Configuration screen

  2. Select Global Hotspares and press Enter.

    The system prompts that the hot spare drive must have a capacity greater than that of a member drive.

  3. Press any key to continue.

    The hot spare drive operation list is displayed, as shown in Figure 10-133.

    Figure 10-133 Operation list

    Add a hot spare drive.

  4. On the screen shown in Figure 10-133, select Add Spares and press Enter.

    The hard drive list is displayed, as shown in Figure 10-134.

    [ ] indicates an idle hard drive.

    Figure 10-134 Hard drive list

  5. Select an idle hard drive and press Enter.

    After the idle hard drive is selected, its status becomes [X].

  6. Select ADD and press Enter.
  7. Press any key to return to the screen shown in Figure 10-133.

    Exit the Configuration Utility.

  8. Press Esc to return to the Boot Manager screen.
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