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by MauiMikey
Sat Mar 23, 2013 9:40 am
Forum: Storage
Topic: RAID 5 rebuilding?
Replies: 7
Views: 8373

Re: RAID 5 rebuilding?

UPDATE: After not seeing disk activity for awhile I rebooted and for grins went into the bios settings for a look see. The boot sequence was all whacked, with a recently installed cache drive as first drive, a non-existent floppy, two non-existent hdd, RAID 5, and dvd last. Once I got that straighte...
by MauiMikey
Fri Mar 22, 2013 1:14 pm
Forum: Storage
Topic: RAID 5 rebuilding?
Replies: 7
Views: 8373

Re: RAID 5 rebuilding?

#-o Didn't think to look at activity lights. The machine is normally out of sight. It has lights for each of the drives and none are lit or blinking. I tried re-booting the machine and it went through the same scenario. I think I'll just let it go for a day and see what happens. I was in a panic bec...
by MauiMikey
Fri Mar 22, 2013 11:24 am
Forum: Storage
Topic: RAID 5 rebuilding?
Replies: 7
Views: 8373

Re: RAID 5 rebuilding?

Yes, it shows as bootable. The drives are slightly warm and seem to be spinning but in a constant speed, unlike I would associate with read/write activity. A couple years ago I had to replace one of the drives and the RAID rebuilt successfully. I just don't recall what the process was or how long it...
by MauiMikey
Fri Mar 22, 2013 10:01 am
Forum: Storage
Topic: RAID 5 rebuilding?
Replies: 7
Views: 8373

RAID 5 rebuilding?

Newbie here. Please be gentle. The psu in my 5-6 y/o Dell workstation did a meltdown. After replacing it I inadvertently plugged one of the three drives in the RAID 5 configuration into a dead sata plug. After switching the drive cable the Intel Matrix Storage Manager shows all 3 drives green and RA...

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