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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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Array Configuration

Array Configuration

On the Array Configuration screen, you can create or delete arrays, configure array properties, and set hot spare drives.

Screen Introduction

On the configuration screen as shown in Figure 11-29, select Array Configuration. The Array Configuration screen is displayed, as shown in Figure 11-102. Table 11-29 describes the parameters displayed on the screen.

Figure 11-102 Array Configuration

Table 11-29 Parameter description

Parameter

Description

Select Drives and Create Array

Creates arrays.

Manage Array LD

Manages arrays.

Select Drives and Create Array

On the Select Drives and Create Array screen, you can create arrays.

Configure an array.

  1. Select Select Drives and Create Array from Figure 11-107. The hard drive list is displayed.

    Figure 11-103 Hard drive list

  2. Select hard drives to be added to the array and press Enter.

    [X] following a hard drive indicates that the hard drive has been selected.

  3. Select PROCEED and press Enter.

    The RAID array level configuration screen is displayed, as shown in Figure 11-104.

    Figure 11-104 Configuring the RAID level

  4. Press Enter.

    The configurable RAID levels are displayed.

  5. Select a RAID level and press Enter.
  6. Select PROCEED and press Enter.

    The array property screen is displayed, as shown in Figure 11-105. Table 11-30 describes the parameters displayed on the screen.

    Figure 11-105 Configuring array properties

    Table 11-30 Parameter description

    Parameter

    Description

    Logical Drive Name

    Specifies the LD name.

    Stripe Size

    Specifies the stripe size. The value can be 8 KiB, 16 KiB, 32 KiB, 64 KiB, 128 KiB, 256 KiB, 512 KiB, or 1024 KiB.

    Sectors Per Track

    Specifies the number of sectors for each track.

    • 32
    • 63

    Build Method

    Specifies the operation to be performed after an LD is created.

    • Default: No operation is performed after an LD is created.
    • RPI: Perform initialization after an array is created.

    Size of LD

    Specifies the LD capacity.

    Unit Size

    Specifies the LD capacity unit. The value can be TiB, GiB, or MiB.

  7. Configure array parameters. For details, see Table 11-30.
  8. Select SUBMIT and press Enter.

Manage Array LD

On the Manage Array LD screen, you can query array properties, delete arrays, and set hot spare drives.

Screen Introduction

On the Figure 11-107 screen, select Manage Array LD to display the array list.

Select the array to be operated and press Enter. The array operation list is displayed, as shown in Figure 11-106. Table 11-31 describes the parameters displayed on the screen.

Figure 11-106 Array operation list

Table 11-31 Parameter description

Parameter

Description

List Logical Drives

Queries information about LDs contained in an array.

Manage Spare

Manages array hot spare drives.

Delete Array

Deletes an array.

Delete an array.

  1. Select Delete Array and press Enter.

List Logical Drives

On the List Logical Drives screen, you can query LDs contained in an array and LD properties.

Screen Introduction

On the Figure 11-111 screen, select List Logical Drives to display the LD list.

Select the LD to be operated and press Enter. The LD operation list is displayed, as shown in Figure 11-107. Table 11-32 describes the parameters displayed on the screen.

Figure 11-107 LD parameters

Table 11-32 Parameter description

Parameter

Description

Display LD Properties

Queries LD properties.

Delete LD

Deletes an LD.

Query LD properties.

  1. Select Display LD Properties and press Enter.

    The LD property screen is displayed, as shown in Figure 11-108. Table 11-33 describes the parameters displayed on the screen.

    Figure 11-108 LD properties screen

    Table 11-33 Parameter description

    Parameter

    Description

    LogicalDrive Status

    Specifies the LD status.

    • Optimal: The virtual drive is running properly, and all member drives are in the Online state.
    • Degraded: The virtual drive is running abnormally, and a member drive is faulty or offline.
    • Failed: The virtual drive is faulty, and cannot run properly.
    • Offline: The virtual drive is not enabled.

    RAID Level

    Specifies the RAID level of the LD.

    Logical Drive Label

    Specifies the LD name defined by users.

    Stripe Size

    Specifies the stripe size of the LD.

    Full Stripe Size

    Specifies the full stripe size.

    RAID Size

    Specifies the LD capacity.

    Cylinders/Heads/Sectors

    Specifies the number of cylinders, heads, and sectors.

    LogicalDrive Members

    Specifies member drives contained in an LD.

Delete an LD.

  1. Select Delete LD and press Enter.

Manage Spare

On the Manage Spare screen, you can configure and delete hot spare drives.

Screen Introduction

On the screen shown in Figure 11-111, select Manage Spare and press Enter.

The hot spare drive operation list is displayed, as shown in Figure 11-109. Table 11-34 describes the parameters displayed on the screen.

Figure 11-109 hot spare drive operation list

Table 11-34 Parameter description

Parameter

Description

Dedicated Spare For Array

Configures a dedicated hot spare drive. This drive is used when the system detects a failed array member drive.

Auto Replace For Array

Configures a hot spare drive that can automatically replace the faulty hot spare drive. This drive is used when the system detects that a SMART error occurs on an array member drive.

Delete Spare

Deletes a hot spare drive.

Configure a hot spare drive.

  1. Select Dedicated Spare For Array or Auto Replace For Array and press Enter.

    The hard drive list is displayed.

  2. Select a hard drive to be configured and press Enter.

    A message is displayed, indicating that the hot spare drive is successfully added.

  3. Repeat the preceding operations to add more hot spare drives.

Delete a hot spare drive.

  1. Select Delete LD and press Enter.

    The hot spare drive list is displayed.

  2. Select the hot spare drive to be deleted and press Enter.

    A message is displayed, indicating that the hot spare drive is successfully deleted.

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