4 Replies Latest reply on Jul 1, 2010 11:44 AM by mvdmza

    Only 4 of 6 drive LEDs working on SR2500


      I have an Intel SR2500 server platform, the RAID controller is SRCSATAWB. The server also has the 6th drive kit installed.


      The RAID controller is configured with 6 hard disks, of which 1 hard is presented to the OS as-is, and the other 5 are configured in an RAID5 array.


      I am just wondering why it is that, after creating the RAID 5 array, during the background init the LEDs of only 3 of the 5 disks in the RAID5 array are solid green? The RAID controller shows the status of all 6 drives as being healthy and happy.


      Also, if I copy the contents of a CD, 600 MB, to that RAID5 drive, it is the same thing, only 3 of the 5 drives LEDs light solid green during the copy.


      Can anyone explain this behavior, as on my other servers the LEDs of all the drives that are configured in a RAID5 array are solid green during background init.