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How to copy data from spare disk to new disk

Publication Date:  2014-09-19 Views:  117 Downloads:  0
Issue Description
Failed Disk at HDP3500 system
Alarm Information
MEGARAID provide us alarms when some disks is faulty
Handling Process
After the replacementwill be done you have to follow this steps:
1. Input MegaCli.exe –adpsetprop –copybackdsbl -0 –a0  , to enable Copyback fuction.

2. Input MegaCli.exe –pdcpybk –start –physdrv [8:15,8:4] –a0 , to start copyback operation. (8:15 was the hotspare disk and  replaced 8:4 , after disk replacement, we copy data on 8:15 back to new disk 8:4)

3. Check MegaRAID Storage Manager tool,  during copyback process, there is a small icon on the upper right of slot 4 drive  such as below picture. The copyback process may last for several hours.

4. After the small icon disappear,  it means the copyback process end. Now we should set disk 15 to spare disk .
Select disk 15, choose Make Global Hotspare in Operation page.

Root Cause
the disk must be replaced asap