Re: Squeeze on HP Proliant D580
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On 12/02/12 15:05, Stan Hoeppner wrote:
> On 2/12/2012 6:41 AM, Frank wrote:
>> I'm using this kind of hw. I have had similiar problems.
>> Destroying and recreating the array solved it for me.
> I'm assuming it's a single 146GB drive, until notified otherwise.
> The fact that it doesn't boot, but shows a Windows splash screen of
> some kind, leads me to believe what I already stated. I guess it
> could be a mirrored pair of 73s, or 4x36s in a RAID5 or RAID10.
> But if that's the case, and the drives weren't wiped, then the
> system should boot up with whatever was on it. I think the OP
> omitted some key details.
>>> I've just taken shipment of a HP Proliant D580 G2 (Quad Core
>>> 2.7GHz, 8 GB RAM, 146GB RAID).
> If it's either of the latter two possibilities above, Frank's
> advice is salient. Blow away the 5i's RAID config and create a new
> array of your chosen flavor. If you have 4x36GB drives I'd go RAID
> 10, given the age of the drives. If it's 2x73s then you have only
> the RAID1 option.
It's 4 x 36GB HDs. It's a fully working box (I saw it in situ: a
friend deals in with taking away servers from data centres when they
I set up the bios correctly then used iLO to get Squeeze running RAID
1 over two disks of the disks & I'll take it further from there.
This is my first foray into server technology so thanks for all the
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