HDD in RAID replacement

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Aug 26th, 2008
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Hello everyone,


I've got one of the HDD in RAID on 100 model failed. I have tried to replace it with one on my hands (WD2500JB-00REA0). HDD was detected but I could not rebuild a RAID according to procedure. So question is should I use Cisco spare only or this problem could be related to raid controller failure?

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mhellman Wed, 08/27/2008 - 05:06
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You don't mention what version of MARS, but we've had problems replacing hard disks in the past. TAC seemed to have conflicting information about the steps to replace a "hot swappable" disk.


You should definitely be using a Cisco supplied HDD and I wouldn't expect much support from Cisco otherwise.

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