Recovering Foreign/Unconfigured(bad) drives
Q: My RAID controller reports a foreign configuration was detected during boot, and all of my drive bays have red lights on them. I try to import the configuration, but it fails. How do I import the configuration? A: Failure to import arrays usually ...
Creating a RAID 0, 1, 5 or 6 through the LSI Web BIOS
This guide is to help with the creation of a hardware RAID using a LSI 9271-4i Controller. The LSI Web BIOS is similar on most brands of 6Gb/s LSI Hardware controllers. HBA's are not covered in this guide. 1. During POST when the LSI MegaRAID info ...
Changing fan speeds for X9/X10 series boards
To adjust your fan speed profile, you can use either Supermicro's IPMICFG, or set it from the IPMI web interface. You will typically be given three to five fan speed modes to choose from. The Standard Speed profile is temperature controlled, with a ...
Replace Failed Drive using MegaCLi
Set the drive offline, if it is not already offline due to an error MegaCli -PDOffline -PhysDrv [E:S] -aN Mark the drive as missing MegaCli -PDMarkMissing -PhysDrv [E:S] -aN Prepare drive for removal MegaCli -PDPrpRmv -PhysDrv [E:S] -aN ...
DMI/FRU imprinting with amidedos.exe
All of Silicon Mechanics servers are now imprinted with the Silicon Mechanics Serial number. The serial number will be on a sticker on the rear of every chassis and will look something like: SM123456 The imprinting process has only been in ...