If you have a computer question — or even a computer problem that needs fixing — please email me with your question so that I can write more articles like this one. Got a Computer Question or Problem? Send me a message on the bottom left of the screen using the Zopim Chat button , or click my picture to read more about how I can fix your computer over the Internet. Optionally you can read all about my credentials, here. So if you have 3 disks, 2 disks can operate without redundancy; if another disk fails, it means data loss. Do you need Tech Support? Based on my experience, if a disk is marked as “failed” and subsequently removed from the RAID , it is because of one or more reasons:
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In this case I’ll explain what I did to add a previously-marked failed disk back into the RAID because trying to find the answer to this in Google proved to be next to impossible. Windows Vista, 7, 8, 10 How to: I need more computer questions.
How to Fix: Attach, Rebuild RAID 5 after Failed Disk (Dell PERC S, S) |
For technical support inquiries, Dennis can be reached via Live chat online perrc site using the Zopim Chat service currently located at the bottom left of the screen ; optionally, you can contact Dennis through the website contact form. After discussing the options with Harlen, I suggested he backup his RAID to an external hard drive, then shut down the system and disconnect the bad disk, then re-attach it to the motherboard so that I could do a surface scan of the drive for bad sectors.
In other words, this is a very serious problem! If you receive an error message that the “connection is not secure” – you can ignore it and add perrc page to your security exceptions list. If all of this is over your head, or if you need help troubleshooting a failed RAID disk and re-attaching itI can help using my remote desktop support service. Since there were no bad sectors, the next thing I did was format the drive to remove the RAID data, which would then mark the drive as foreign and then add it back into the array manually.
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How to Fix: Attach, Rebuild RAID 5 after Failed Disk (Dell PERC S100, S300)
I can’t promise I’ll respond to all the messages I receive depending on the volumebut I’ll do my best. Windows Update Won’t Update Explained: That makes almost 10 consecutive months where Physical Disk 1 on controller 0 was marked as failed.
Determining exactly what is wrong with the failed drive is done with process of elimination. Optionally you can read all about w300 credentials, here. This can take anywhere from a few hours to a few days to complete.
Click that, then select ” Set as Global Hot Spare “. Here’s What to Do How to Fix: When the operation is “Executed”, the options will change from “Tasks Available” to “No Tasks Available” as with all the other RAID member disksand your newly added disk will now become part of the array. Now it’s time to put the disk back into the array. After reviewing Harlen’s Alert log I discovered that the “Device failed: Leave this field blank.
Did you get him to add a couple of disks so he has a proper RAID 5 setup? So if you have 3 disks, 2 disks can raud without redundancy; if another disk fails, it means data loss. Select rating Give How to Fix: Next, shut down the system, then power off. When that is finished, you will then need to “unassign” the disk as s3000 “global hot spare” to have it become part of the RAID.
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Once that was complete, he gaid the system back up raic I tested the “bad disk” for bad sectors. I would like to hire you to help me fix this problem, including testing the failed hard drive. From there, note the location of the disk that you are adding back into the array example: The web address should be: Based on my experience, if a disk is marked as “failed” and subsequently removed from the RAIDit is because of one or more reasons:.
Can you please help? If you have a computer question — or even a computer problem that needs fixing — please email me with your question so that I can write more articles like this one.