Try to use drives of the same capacity in a specific array. BIOS Configuration Autoselection Use this option so that if there is a mismatch between the configuration data on the hard drives and that on the NVRAM during the boot process, you can select a method to resolve it. Write-through caching has a data security advantage over write-back caching. After you select Disable or Enable , a dialog box displays for you to confirm your choice to change the parameter. This setting is recommended in standard mode. The array selection menu appears.

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Rebuilding can take some time, depending on the number of drives selected and the drive capacities.

After you delete a logical drive, you can create a new one. The ID numbers are from 0 raod 15, but you are required to use 6 or 7. If the two criteria for spanning are met, PERC 4 automatically allows spanning.

Use this option to enable, disable, or silence the onboard alarm tone generator.

Hot key information appears at the bottom of the screen. The hot key functions are:. This is the default setting. The logical drive can occupy space in more than one array.

Deletion raix fail during a rebuild, initialization or check consistency of a logical drive, if that drive has a higher logical drive number than the drive you want to delete.

When you disable cluster mode, the system operates in standard mode. You can select a logical drive from logical drive 0 to controler drive 7 as the boot drive.


If a hard drive fails in an array that is configured as a RAID 1, 5, 10, or 50 logical drive, you can recover the lost data by rebuilding the drive. The ability to use this feature for controllfr existing logical drive depends on the firmware version. If a hard drive used in a RAID logical drive fails, a hot spare will automatically take its place and the data on the failed drive is reconstructed on the hot spare.

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This is how I’ve installed all my Dell machines and it works great. The window from the top of the screen shows the logical drive that is currently being configured.

You cannot low-level format a drive if it is already in an array. No – Array spanning is disabled for the current logical drive. Logical drives are arrays or spanned arrays that are available to the operating system. The logical drive can occupy space in only one array.

You can arrange arrays sequentially with an identical number of drives so that the drives in the different arrays are spanned.

Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Perform the following steps to display this screen which contains the media errors:.

The utilities provide information about sequential segments, non-contiguous segments and physical drives that have not been configured. The drive may be a boot disk containing an operating system. Perform the following steps to configure the charge cycle:.


Hot spares can be used for RAID levels 1, 5, 10, and The Windows Server Install disk recognizes the fact these disks exist and that the drivers on the floppy are newer. A rebuild rate of percent means the system is totally dedicated to rebuilding the failed drive. Span vell, such as Span-1displays in the array box. After you change the Initiator IDthe system prompts you to reboot.

Each PERC 4 controller supports up to eight hot spares.

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When you perx cluster mode, the system operates in cluster mode and automatically disables the BIOS. To use a pre-loaded system drive in the manner described here, you must make it the first logical drive defined for example: Table describes the battery information options.

If the drives are not the same size, the array uses the size of the smallest drive and the same amount of space on the other drives to construct the arrays.