Re: Swap RAID controllers
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Hi On Sunday 10 July 2011 20:32:43 Dermot Paikkos wrote: > I have a hardware RAID controller in a server and I strongly suspect it's > faulty and causing the server to become un-responsive. I'd like to swap > the controller to see if the problems goes away. I suspect that means I > will loose the disk configuration. I don't expect a definite answer but > does anyone know if I can simply swap the card (same manufacture, possibly > different model) and it pick up the disk configuration? > It all depends - mainly on the hardware. *Usually* it should pick up the disks. If you have a spare part and a spare system you can test this, e.g. set-u pa RAID and after shutting down the system swap the drives and see if it still works. What controller is it? Cheers Carsten
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