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Converting Physical Disk To Raid Capable Disk; Rescan The Disks; Virtual Disk Management; Configuring Windows Raid - Dell PowerEdge S130 User Manual

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5.
Click Yes to continue.

Converting physical disk to RAID capable disk

1.
Enter the Dell PERC S130 Configuration Utility. See
2.
Click Controller Management → Convert to RAID Capable Disk.
3.
Select the physical disk to convert to RAID capable disk.
4.
Click OK.
A confirmation screen is displayed.
5.
Click Yes to continue.

Rescan the disks

1.
Enter the Dell PERC S130 Configuration Utility. See
2.
Click Controller Management → Rescan Disks.
The Rescan Disks screen is displayed. It provides information about the latest physical disk and virtual disk configurations.

Virtual disk management

Configuring Windows RAID

1.
Enter the Dell PERC S130 Configuration Utility. See
2.
Click Controller Management → Convert to RAID capable disk.
3.
Select Windows RAID.
NOTE: Create boot virtual disk only from disk drives populated across slots 0-3 of the system. For information about
the disk connectivity for AHCI devices, see
4.
Select Select physical disks from slots other than slots 0-3 to enable the selection of the physical disk(s) that are on slot 4
and all slots after.
5.
Select the physical disk(s) and click OK.
A confirmation screen is displayed.
6.
Click Yes to continue.
7.
After converting the physical disks, click the Virtual Disk Management in the Controller Options screen.
8.
Click Create Virtual Disks
9.
Click Select the Physical Disk.
10. Select media type and the physical disks.
11. Click OK.
A confirmation screen is displayed.
12. Click Yes to continue.

Configuring Linux RAID

NOTE: The S130 controller supports only RHEL 7.3, SLES 11 SP4, and SLES 12 SP2. The Linux installer fails to detect the
virtual disks, if the RHEL 7.1 or earlier, SLES 11 SP3 or earlier.
NOTE: The Linux RAID feature is supported on all the 13th generation systems.
NOTE: If you are configuring Linux RAID for RHEL 7.2 on the PowerEdge R330, R230, T330, and T130 systems, ensure
that you download the latest Driver Update Disk (DUD) available at https://access.redhat.com/downloads/content/69/
ver=/rhel---7/7.2/x86_64/product-software.
NOTE: If you are configuring Linux RAID for SLES 11 SP4 or SLES 12 SP2 on the PowerEdge R330, R230, T330, and
T130 systems, ensure that you download the latest Driver Update Disk (DUD) available at https://drivers.suse.com/dell/
Dell_PowerEdge_13G/sle-11-sp4-x86_64/1.0/install-readme.html.
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Entering the DELL PERC S130 Configuration
Entering the DELL PERC S130 Configuration
Entering the DELL PERC S130 Configuration
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