All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic. So, the only question is; do you want a 4-disk raid 5, or a 3-disk raid 5 with a hotspare? I agree with what has been said here and just wanted to add a couple of things. Dell PowerEdge Intel Xeon 2. Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. Thanks for the quick reply.

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Hi again, One thing I should bring up here, after the system has been powered down and left off for a while it is perfectly normal to have the controller report that the battery is low.

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Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. I also believe there’s a RAID controller card installed as well.

I’ll be sure dell poweredge 2650 raid get the same battery type as discussed a couple posts above. What happens when the battery totally runs out? The thing to look for is the warning raic data on the fly may have been lost, that is the flag that the battery actually ran out of power.

However, it seemed to keep happening. You should not need to reboot for it to dell poweredge 2650 raid effect. The name of the container won’t matter That combination worked ok for about a dell poweredge 2650 raid only dumping nightly backups to the array as a test. The controller will powerdge track of the dates of the reconditionings and request one every 6 months older Adaptec controllers like the PERC2 had this behaviour. A 3 disk raid 5 has lackluster performance Dell doesn’t sell them and I don’t see the point of buying a used one.


It sounds to me like the battery is charging ok, but just not holding the charge very well. What do you mean by “optimal raid 5”? Each PS raidd active although there is no “load balancing” going onso that if either one goes off, the other one is ready to take the load with no interruption. This is my first time working with rraid server so I’m not extremely dell poweredge 2650 raid on rqid the hard drives set up.

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dell poweredge 2650 raid You can try reseating the power supply – you can simply pull it out, wait 10 seconds, then put it back in. I checked the BIOS and bezel intrusion was already disabled. I am a “newbie” at RAID 5 configuration and server hardware setup in general.

This is exactly what I was looking for. You can also install directly from dell poweredge 2650 raid Windows CD, if you are comfortable raaid those types of installs, but you will need to load the RAID driver from floppy at the F6 prompt during Windows Setup in order for Windows to see the hard drives, then install all the drivers from support.

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Raid-1 upgrading disks on T You might not actually have a battery problem in all the battery low reports are following over the weekend shutdowns. That ran fine for an extended period 250 time, but then all of a sudden started to have drive failures.

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It is more often the battery, but I have seen battery charge issues resolved by updating the firmware, particularly if it is very old firmware.

The most likely issue is that the battery is old and needs to be replaced. Had major issues with cables unless they were Dell poweredge 2650 raid brand. You are likely looking at replacing it. I agree with what has been said here and just wanted to add a couple of things.

As a result, we also picked up dell poweredge 2650 raid HP SmartArray PowerEdge Raid battery charge failure. Aside from some firmware issue Thanks for the responses – excellent advice. Easiest is probably to download the server installation CD ISOboot to that and use that utility to install Windows