Post as a guest Name. Thus, the LED remained at a “good” state instead of bad. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. By example, would Dell Array Manager ama05 cause issues if installed on windows 7 x64? I do everything with my cell: Server Fault works best with JavaScript enabled.

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Thinking seriously about moving to secondary system, but what about this degraded array? Marked all drives in the replacement system with their chassis slot numbers just in case Removed all drives from replacement system Rebooted replacement system and cleared configuration from PERC configuration menu Shut off replacement system Removed all drives from old system Placed all drives into replacement system into matching locations Rebooted replacement system Disabled alarm in PERC configuration menu Rebooted replacement dlel I also had to change the network connections, dlel that is not relevant to the discussion here.

Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. By example, would Dell Array Manager lerc cause issues if installed on windows 7 x64? I do have one or two spare Dell PEs available for test.

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All drives are listed in the PERC configuration menu: The problem was – as it stated in the screenshot – that no drives were detected. 4ii that doesn’t work, then try with one of your other ‘s. Will it help to configure a new configuration and save it without initializing?


However, from what I’ve read, the Unresolved configuration mismatch I am familiar with the Array Manager software you’re talking about and my gut says that it will work poorly, if at all, on a version of Windows that new. If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help centerplease edit the question. Post as a guest Name. I moved the disks to a new system this way: I am actually using the bios due exactly to the gut feeling that that old Array Manager may cause issues due to the newer os.

You know things are bad when your taking pictures with your cell phone. Sounds like it’s gone slightly nuts and is getting one config from the good drives and another slightly out of sync or invalid config from the “faulty” drive. For help making this question more broadly applicable, visit the help center. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. What if I remove the bad drive and try to boot that way?

First thing I would do is just remove the faulty drive and try booting up then. This is really a question for Dell support “Do you have a version of Dell Array Manager for Windows 7 x64 that supports this controller? If it’s still available, you may be able to get the remote management client installed on Win cell.

I don’t think you’re going to find a supported tool. Is it possible to move a degraded array to a new system and power up?


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I’ve already tried removing the faulty drive; no difference. I’ve installed a Perc 4DC on a non dell workstation with windows 7.

Thus, this deell is not indicative of a failure; perhaps it only counts physical drives not in a logical drive. None of the disk drive LEDs are flashing.

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This question is relevant to the users of this controller only. This presented the appearance of having checked the disks on 4 system when in fact, no such process had taken place – the disks remained unknown to the controller. My hypothesis is this: That controller is old and certainly not intended for use in desktop operating system deployments, let alone one so much newer than the controller. I found this question which appears to detail how to move drives from one host to another; is there anything more that should be added to the process detailed there?

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I do everything with my cell: After the message, no errors and the machine started normally.