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Archive for the ‘RAID’ Category

Refurbish the battery on an HP P410 BBWC | Opensource Blog

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/11/19

TL;DR: BBWC are using NiMh batteries that you can replace with bigger ones.

Source: [WayBackRefurbish the battery on an HP P410 BBWC | Opensource Blog

Via: [WayBack] Very useful hack if you are running old HP Xeon servers and want to use the original disk controllers and spinny rust. – Alan Cox – Google+

–jeroen

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LSI sense codes

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/04/29

A while ago, I had RAID arrays suddenly drop out with unexpected sense codes.

I had a hard time tracking down what was wrong (it ended up being a faulty LSI Multi-lane Internal SFF-8087  to SATA/SAS Cable).

This caused all sorts of unexpected failures, hard to track down to any specific sense code.

As drives are bound to fail, and finding sense codes is a bit difficult, here are a few links that might help if I ever run into trouble again:

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MegaRAID “Mark Drive as Missing” and “Make Drive Offline” do not always work: your bay needs to be a hotplug one.

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/04/12

Had a hard time finding out what to do to remove a failing drive as the MegaRAID “Mark Drive as Missing” and “Make Drive Offline” didn’t give any results.

So I did as Kirus did: just pull out the from the RAID enclosure drive. Apparently the Sharkoon QuickPort Intern 3-bay isn’t a hotplug one.

–jeroen

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Some links on recovery of drives on LSI megaRAID controllers.

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/03/30

Some links on recovery of drives on LSI megaRAID controllers.

–jeroen

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Some links on SSD RAID

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/03/29

In the future, I need to add my own experience as well. For now some links:

–jeroen

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