So, some more evidence that the HP Raid cards store all the array info on the drives themselves, not the card. The Smart Array will only play nice if you let it administer the raw disks. Available from these sellers. Then ZFS will see all the indidual disks. This means the item has been inspected, cleaned, and repaired to full working order and is in excellent condition. Nimral 91 1 2.

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However, if you’re careful controllerr you don’t initialize or erase, you can often get your drive back to working well by using a nice little tool such as “TestDisk”. Don’t know, I doubt it, but it looks like the other answer by Laptop is more appropriate as he seems to have more experience with this scenario.

I wanted to try increasing the performance a little in a ckntroller for work. This gave me access to the raw disks. Don’t cut the cord on cable like a rookie The 3: In my case, however, the P did recognize the disks as new and – without seeking my confirmation – it did auto-create a RAID-5 array at the controller level as soon as I powered up the computer.


Aha, so this bring back ol’ software vs hardware RAID war: Image Unavailable Image not available for Color: If you delete all raid volumes, it just doesn’t present anything to the OS.

Adding my thoughts here, since this came up in my search results We always use the controller even with things like ZFS. Fontroller, 7TB of data.

I had to create 6 RAID-0 disks, and they appeared – all empty, however. The card works great and was easy to inst all and it allows a little extra life in an aging server that can run Hyper-V and Vmware for a few more years on test systems that don’t required massive hardware and today’s standards p400l performance, but it’s a p400k little box that keeps on working. Should I combine both setup: The Smart Array controller overwrites some data at the beginning of the disk and See details for full description.

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You can use the “P: List Files” to se ethat those files are indeed there Please try again cpntroller. Phones by Shara Tibken Dec 6, Loading recommendations for this item Atari Jeff 21 3.

That just doesn’t make sense to me, especially as you have such a well proven controller. Product information Item Weight 2 pounds Shipping Weight 2.

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There’s no true JBOD setting on these cards. I have also had good success running a Raid 5 on the P, Originally, I created it on a P, then decided to swap it out for a P Sorry, we’re having trouble showing recommendations right now. Information technology professionals rely on HP quality to ensure maximum productivity. I also found it came loaded with a “Feature License”, which is called “Advanced Pack 01”.

Turn on 1-Click ordering for this browser. Would this introduce additional overhead on the RAID controller? Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.