This seems counterintuitive, but that what I had to do to make the disk become part of the RAID, otherwise the disk remains a “global hot spare”. Next, shut down the system, then power off. Optionally you can read all about my credentials, here. In this case, the disk needs to be replaced as soon as possible to avoid any data loss. When that is finished, you will then need to “unassign” the disk as a “global hot spare” to have it become part of the RAID.

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I asked Harlen if he would like me to connect to his Windows Server using my remote desktop serviceand he agreed.

I hope that helps anyone else that has this issue. From there, note the location of the disk that you are adding back into the array example: On the Dell PERC SS card, this is done by assigning the disk as a “global hot spare” and will cause the array to start rebuilding.

In this case, the disk needs to be replaced as soon as possible to avoid any data loss. Once that was complete, he booted the system back up and I tested the “bad disk” for bad sectors. Since there were no bad sectors, the next thing I did was format the drive to remove the RAID data, which would then mark the drive as foreign and then add it back into the array manually.

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Determining exactly ;erc is wrong with the failed drive is done with process of elimination. Simply contact me, briefly describing the issue and I will get back to you as soon as possible. Optionally you can read all about my credentials, here.


The web address should be: When the operation is “Executed”, the options will pfrc from “Tasks Available” to “No Tasks Available” as with all the other RAID member disksand your newly added disk will now become part of the array.

Boot the system and ignore any error messages about the RAID. Dennis Faas is the owner and operator of Infopackets.

If all of this is over your head, or if you need help troubleshooting a failed RAID disk and re-attaching itI can help using my remote desktop support service.

That makes almost 10 consecutive months where Physical Disk 1 on controller 0 was marked as failed. Can you perd help? With over 30 years of computing experience, Dennis’ areas of expertise are a broad range and include PC hardware, Microsoft Windows, Linux, network administration, and virtualization. Windows Vista, 7, 8, 10 How to: In this case I’ll explain what I did to add a previously-marked failed depl back into the RAID because trying to find the answer to this in Google proved to be next to impossible.

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After some time passed, the test results came back with zero bad sectors. Do you need Tech Support? Send me a message on the bottom left of the screen using the Zopim Chat buttonor click my picture to read more about how I can fix your computer over the Internet. I would like to hire you to help me fix this problem, including ;erc the failed hard drive.


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After reviewing Harlen’s Alert log I discovered that the “Device failed: Click that, then select ” Set as Global Hot Spare “. Did you get him to add a couple perd disks so he has a proper RAID 5 setup? I need more computer questions. So if you have 3 disks, 2 disks can operate without redundancy; if another disk fails, it means data loss.

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This can take anywhere from a few hours to a few days dll complete. Windows Update Won’t Update Explained: Now it’s time to put the disk back into the array. The theory here is that if the drive is put back into the array after being tested and no bad sectors and it still fails, then we are most likely dealing with a mechanical failure or logic error.

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