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Sas Raid 1 Configuration - HP Xw8400 - Workstation - 4 GB RAM User Manual

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SAS RAID 1 configuration

Follow the steps below to configure an Integrated Mirroring (IM) volume with the BIOS-based
configuration utility. The configuration procedure assumes that the system already has the required disk
and disk controllers.
1.
On the Main menu screen of the BIOS-based configuration utility, use the arrow keys to select an
adapter.
2.
Press
Enter
3.
On the Adapter Properties screen use the arrow keys to select RAID Properties on the screen.
4.
Press
Enter
mirrored volume. Go to Step 6 to configure a mirrored volume with three to six disks.
5.
To configure a two-disk mirrored volume with an optional hot spare disk:
In the RAID Properties screen, use the arrow keys to select the primary disk for the IM volume
(the disk with the data you want to mirror.)
Use the arrow keys to move to the Array Disk column for this disk and use the
select Yes as the value. If partitions are defined on the selected disk, a message appears
warning you that data on the disk will be lost when the striped volume is created. Press the
M
When the Keep Data/Erase Disk message appears, press
on this disk. The value in the Array Disk column changes to Primary.
Use the arrow keys to select the secondary (mirrored) disk for the IM volume. Select Yes as
the value for the Array Disk column.
If partitions are defined on this disk, a message warns you that data on the disk will be lost
when the mirrored volume is created. Press
press any other key to deselect the disk. Continue with Step 7.
6.
To configure a mirrored volume with three to six disks, or three to five disks with an optional hot
spare disk:
In the RAID Properties screen, use the arrow keys to select the first disk for the IM volume.
Use the arrow keys to move to the Array Disk column for this disk, and use the
to select Yes as the value.
When the Keep Data/Erase Disk message appears, press
Use the arrow keys to select the next disk for the IM volume. Select Yes as the value for the
Array Disk column.
If partitions are defined on this disk, a message warns you that data on the disk will be lost
when the mirrored volume is created. Press
press any other key to deselect the disk.
Repeat the previous steps to select up to four more disks for the IM volume. If you want to
configure a hot spare disk for the volume, you can only select up to three more disks.
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Appendix A Appendix A — SAS devices
to go to the Adapter Properties screen.
to go to the RAID Properties screen. Continue with Step 5 to configure a two-disk
key to migrate, or the
D
key to delete the data on the drive.
Delete
Delete
F3
to keep the data that is currently
to confirm erasing data from the disk, or
Delete
to erase the disk.
to confirm erasing data from the disk, or
SPACE
key to
+
and
-
keys
ENWW

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