If I cannot find an old pci card I will look for a replacement server to act as a backup in case the current one fails. Did you check the BIOS for any crazy option that might deactivate the built-in Adaptec controller that works with the serveraid controller. ServeRAID 8k installed in an x So , again, I’m confused. I don’t understand, reading back through your posts, you said: Students Click Here Join Us!

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Sorry about the double post – it should have been a single post with more info.

Of course, actually running one of these for the DC would require changes to show the new network card drive, and there may be other DHCP issues, and more I’m not thinking about right now.

In bold letters it says Controller Confuguration is invalid. Home Forums Server Rack Storage: ServeRaid-6i So, serverakd is what I would do.

All have dual Xenon 3. Segveraid When you put the new controller in, did you 66i to the mini-config, and do an import config from disks? The Serveraid 6i has 2 red lights to the far left side when booting the machine which tells me something is wrong, and then after it goes thru the boot cycle it stops at a blank screen with the cursor blinking at the top left.


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IBM 39R8793 ADAPTEC ServeRAID 6i Storage Controller Ultra320 SCSI

Approximately 10 minutes Packaging: Varies by server Features: The battery enables cached data protection during unexpected power outages when the controller is operating in its higher performance, write back mode. ServeRAID 8k installed in an x ServeRaid-6i Yes, you can, and I said how to do it Unanswered question This question has not been answered yet.

No external connectors Low-profile MD2 half-length 2U form factor adapter card. Enough questions – thanks for any assistance. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

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Are you sure that the original controller card was in slot 2?? Oh, and pull the raid card, and see if you get post back at least, before you try anything else.

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As of my last post the video controller must have gone bad because I do not get any signal to the monitor. I followed your suggestion and still no physical drives. I’m thinking I should be able to swap some controllers for testing purposes if nothing else. I will post any new developments. Note that the internal connector is not on an indentation in the circuit board.

ServeRaid-6i ServeRaid-6i I have a 2k3 serversid which stopped working.

Any ideas what might be causing the failure? Offerings for all customer segments: It’s all coming back now – that it’s not a stand-alone raid controller.

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