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CERC SATA 1.5/6ch Rebuild Failed RAID drive

Notify me of new comments via email. Ask your dell cerc sata 1.5 6ch anytime, anywhere, with no hassle. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform. The server is no longer under warranty, but I will check with Dell to see if there are any known issues with this controller or firmware version.

Dell CERC SATA 1.5/6ch automatic rebuild

Upon doing so the controller started to rebuilt the array. This seems to be a one-off issue and I’m really depl it’s the drives, I really just wanted to rule out the controller as the source of the issue.

They called the other day claiming that the server was beeping, even after a reboot though dell cerc sata 1.5 6ch did reboot successfully. Prior to updating any low level components, insure you have a known-good backup of the server. Typically I use the hardware not software RAID card that the manufacturer recommends and ships the server with, like the H line for Dells.


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Experts Dell cerc sata 1.5 6ch Solution brought to you by Enjoy your complimentary solution view. I think the drive had a quick and terminal failure – still seems odd that it killed the entire array – that RAID5 redundancy didn’t really help completely.

Hi, Thanks for the response. To clarify about the beeping – the beeping stopped when they shut down the server and resumed when it was powered back on.

Both drives are being reported as OK and online, but nobody would have forced the array to rebuild itself. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

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Dear TechnoGreg, fellow sufferer here. I’ve also turned off write-caching on the array – I don’t think I take too much of a performace hit or at least one that would be very dell cerc sata 1.5 6ch on this server. Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems – anytime, anywhere. I’ve replaced the drive and going back into the controller utility had the controller rescan 6cb new deell.


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I will have to see if the customer wants to perform the firmware upgrade as well. If you have it maybe a hardware fault Get eata solution instantly with premium.

I hate the Dell CERC SATA /6ch RAID Controller | TechnoGreg

Go Premium Individual Business. Mostly RAID1, 5 and Solutions Learn More Through Courses. Thanks all in advance. Are there any settings in the bios that have mysteriuosly been changed. Covered by US Patent.

So what card do you recommend instead as hardware raid for 6 drives?