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NO Option to Select RAID 5 in HP DL 380 Gen 7 Servers

 
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Safeeque_Vadakk
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NO Option to Select RAID 5 in HP DL 380 Gen 7 Servers

I have been configuring HP DL 380 Gen 7 Server. It has 8 900 GB HDDs and i need to configure it in RAID 5. When i start configuring RAID with SmartStart it is not showing RAID 5. It only shows RAID 0 and RAID 1.+0. I have changed the strip size and sectors/Track etc.. But it doesnt works. It has smartarray P410i.

I have already configured another HP DL 380 Gen 7 server without any issue. It shows RAID 5 in it and i configured it in RAID 5. Both server has smartarray P410i, one shows RAID 5 and other not.

Please Help.

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Jimmy Vance
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Re: NO Option to Select RAID 5 in HP DL 380 Gen 7 Servers


@Safeeque_Vadakk wrote:

I have been configuring HP DL 380 Gen 7 Server. It has 8 900 GB HDDs and i need to configure it in RAID 5. When i start configuring RAID with SmartStart it is not showing RAID 5. It only shows RAID 0 and RAID 1.+0. I have changed the strip size and sectors/Track etc.. But it doesnt works. It has smartarray P410i.

I have already configured another HP DL 380 Gen 7 server without any issue. It shows RAID 5 in it and i configured it in RAID 5. Both server has smartarray P410i, one shows RAID 5 and other not.

Please Help.


Does the controller have a cache module or is it a zero memory P410i?  The older controllers required a cache module to create the more advanced RAID settings/options

 

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Safeeque_Vadakk
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Re: NO Option to Select RAID 5 in HP DL 380 Gen 7 Servers

It Shows Total Cache memmory size as 0 in Smart Array P410i. Its controller memmory module size is 0 MiB. It dont shows cache status. This server might not have a cache module.