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How to clear the raid information in the harddisk of HDP 3500

Publication Date:  2012-09-21  |   Views:  185  |   Downloads:  0  |   Author:  h00228578  |   Document ID:  EKB1000015630


Issue Description

There was some fault in the harddisk of the HDP 3500, and it was found the raid information in the new disk was read replacing it with a disk on another HDP 3500 and the new one can’t be set as hat spare disk.

Alarm Information


Handling Process

Open the main interface of MegaRAID, we can see the raid information of the newly inserted harddisk. As is showed below:

Click right on “MagaRAID” in “Logical”, select “Scan For Foreign Configuration”

Select “Clear”

Select “Confirm” and click “Yes”.

The clear of the hard disk information is done, as is showed below:

Click the newly inserted hard disk, click Operations, select “Make Global Hotspare” and select “with affinity” and click “Go” finish the setup.

Root Cause

Only the spare disk can be set as hot spare disk.