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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 Hot Spare Drive

Configuring a Hot Spare Drive


After an array is configured, configure a hot spare drive to improve the array security and reduce adverse impacts on system services due to hard drive failures.

hot spare drives available to arrays are classified into:

  • Dedicated spare drive: used when the system detects a failed array member drive.
  • Auto replace drive: used when the system detects that a SMART error occurs on an array member drive.




Data preparation is not required for this operation.


  1. On the screen shown in Figure 11-3, select Logical Device Configuration and press Enter.

    The Logical Device Configuration screen is displayed.

    Figure 11-56 Logical Device Configuration

  2. Select Manage Arrays and press Enter.

    The array list is displayed.

    Figure 11-57 Array list

  3. Select the array to be operated and press Ctrl+S.

    The hard drive list is displayed.

    Figure 11-58 Hard drive list

  4. In the Select Hotspare drives area, select the target hot spare drive and press the space or Insert key.

    The selected hot spare drive is displayed in the Selected Drives area.

  5. Press Enter.

    A confirmation dialog box is displayed.

  6. Enter Y.

    The Select Spare Type screen is displayed.

    Figure 11-59 Setting the hot spare drive type

  7. Select the required hot spare drive type and press Enter.

    A confirmation dialog box is displayed.

  8. Select Done and press Enter.

    The Figure 11-57 screen is displayed.

Updated: 2019-11-01

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