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Virtual disks - Related errors

Cannot create a virtual disk

If you are unable to create a virtual disk, check the following causes:
1.
The physical disk is not
2.
Insufficient free space available on the selected physical
3.
Incorrect number of physical disks selected for the desired RAID level
4.
The desired physical disk is
5.
The system already has a maximum of eight virtual
The physical disk is not displayed
This error might be because:
1.
The controller cannot communicate with the physical disks.
2.
A cable might be loose or defective.
3.
The physical disk might be a SAS drive.
Re-seat the physical disks in the backplane and check their cables.
Insufficient free space available on the selected physical disks
There must be sufficient available free space on the physical disk(s) used by the virtual disk.
Incorrect number of physical disks selected for the desired RAID level
For details about RAID levels and the allowable number of physical disks used with each RAID level, see understanding RAID levels in
RAID Technology Guide at dell.com/support/manuals.
The desired physical disk is unavailable
Determine whether the physical disk:
1.
Is a dedicated hot spare and unavailable for use in another virtual disk.
2.
Is full or has insufficient available capacity.
The system already has a maximum of eight virtual disks
Delete unused virtual disks.
CAUTION: Deleting a virtual disk destroys all data on the virtual disk.

A virtual disk is in a failed state

If the virtual disk is in a failed state, check the following causes in the listed order:
1.
The virtual disk has lost one or more physical
2.
A physical disk in the virtual disk has failed or has been
3.
The virtual disk has lost the maximum allowable physical disks per RAID
The virtual disk has lost one or more physical disks
Replace the failed physical disk(s) and restore the data from a backup storage source.
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