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3ware RAID controller kicked out two drives from unit after replacing another degraded drive

One of our servers had a degraded drive and after replacing it, two other drives were shown as "NOT PRESENT" in the web interface. The whole RAID unit is now inoperable and I'm not sure how to re-add ...
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manually suspend 3ware raid in linux

I am running a 3ware 9650SE RAID in Fedora. I would like to be able to manually suspend & wake (power off & on) the RAID only. The system does not reside on the RAID. How can I do this? I ...
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Procedure for repairing degraded array with 3ware

I have a machine with a RAID-6 array made of 8 drives. The 3ware monitoring utility, tw_cli reports that one drive is degraded. So, I need to replace it. Online, I find these instructions on how to ...
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3Ware Controller Initialization hangs

I have a RAID array using a 3ware controller which has failed - (not simply degraded, but multiple drives failed, so the array needs to be discarded.) I rebooted the computer to try and get into the ...
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Debian/3ware 9500 - RAID Failure?

I swapped the hard disks from my home server into a new case last night (new mobo/CPU/RAM) and transferred its 3ware 9500 PCI-X SATA RAID card with it. The machine has 4 disks configured in 2 RAID1s - ...
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Raid apparently degraded, disks mounted read only. How to proceed?

I have a 3ware controller that has a RAID 1 of two SATA disks. After an outage, the linux box (which is running ubuntu), restarted and the partition is now mounted read only. I only have the "/" ...
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3ware 9690-SA and 3TB drives

Does the 3ware 9690-SA support 3TB drives? Can I create a logical volume of 8x3TB drives in RAID5?
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9650SE RAID inoperable

While Rebuilding a RAID 5 array, one of the other drives in the array failed and the array iss now showing as Raid Inoperable. the 2nd drive that failed is now showing in the available drives list as ...
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How can I set the idle timer for a disk connected to a 3ware RAID controller?

I have Linux server with a 3ware 9550SX SATA RAID controller with several disks attached. One of them is a 2TB disk that I'm using for backups. It's a normal desktop disk (i.e. not for 24/7) and I ...