Controller beep codes
Q: My RAID controller is emitting a loud beep. What does this mean? A: See the following table for a list of LSI MegaRAID beep codes. Event Virtual Drive State Beep Code RAID 0 loses a drive Offline 3 seconds on and 1 second off RAID 1 loses a mirror ...
Drive carrier LEDs
This document provides explanations for drive carrier LED behavior. Drive carriers will typically have two LEDs for activity and drive faults. Activity LED Color: Green or blue, depending on the backplane Flashing: Drive activity is present Off: ...
Silencing RAID controller alarms
Q: I would like to disable the beep on the controller. How do I accomplish this? A: LSI MegaRAID controllers have three different options for managing the fault alarm; Enable, Disable, and Silence. Disabling the alarm will disable it permanently ...
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 ...
Locating failed drives
Q: I need to remove a failed drive from my array, but I’m not sure which slot it resides in. How can I physically identify the failed disk? A: The faulted drive should be automatically marked with the red fault light. If this did not occur ...