Please enter your name here. Especially if this is holding anything important. Well, it’s a little odd. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy , Privacy Policy , and our Terms of Service. MarkM – no, I bought a controller that fitted the requirements we needed from eBuyer which happened to be made by HP in the same way it could have been made by LSI Logic. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

Uploader: Tojabar
Date Added: 1 January 2018
File Size: 41.35 Mb
Operating Systems: Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X
Downloads: 40192
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]

I didn’t realize your setup didn’t have it. The battery can be remotely mounted in a chassis once installation is complete. I would recommend against using RAID 5 for deployments these days for performance and reliability reasons.

HP re-branded ones and suspect it’s not specifically some incompatability with just Dell. The current version is 5.

How to Install/ Upgrade Memory and a BBU on a HP Smart Array P

I don’t think you can upload files to here and there is a small comment limit so I’ve put the output of the ctrl command here: You put an HP controller in a Dell server and you didn’t expect there to be problems? Please enter arrsy comment! Some people next insert the cable to the memory, however I like to install the memory first as sometimes the cable restricts free movement of the module.

Recent Drivers  DRIVER FOR BH08LS20

At the moment, the hp smart array p411 display for this new 2nd array simply says “Parity Initialization Srray If so including it your answer hp smart array p411 help.

Do you think something has gone wrong or am I being unpatient and for some reason, the status not increasing is normal? P11 2nd array is currently in use for one small virtual disk so I could shut the target machine down, move the virtual disk to another drive and try rebuilding.

From the HP Smart Array manual: Hp smart array p411 kind of expected a much smaller array on faster hpp 15k SAS versus 7. I’d previously built another array on the same controller using 4 x 2TB SATA-2 drives and that did take a while to complete but a I’m sure it was less than 2.

Sign up using Email and Password. Since HP sells a ton of hp smart array p411, and the P is a popular card, it is arrya available from many sources. I know that parity initialisation of a RAID-5 array can take some time but it’s still running after 2.


The Smart Array controller creates the logical drive, initializing the parity whenever the controller is not busy. Do you have hp smart array p411 cache module installed with a battery or flash backup? Especially if this is holding anything important. I’m using the HP Array Configuration Utility page so thanks for the heads up on the command line utility.

The time it takes depends on the size of the logical drive and the load on the controller.

Recent Drivers  RICOH AFICIO C3000 DRIVERS

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued arrqy hp smart array p411 the website is subject to these policies.

Might I suggest either a raid 1 or Please enter your name here. Thanks for the link, will schedule some downtime of the SAN to upgrade.


HP really shouldn’t sell any of these controllers without hp smart array p411 modules and batteries. Card was only bought a few months ago but I guess it could have been lying around in stock for a while. I agree for performance reasons but reliability depends upon how reliable. This site uses cookies to deliver our services and to show you relevant ads and arrayy listings.

You have entered an incorrect email address!

Sign me up for the STH newsletter! The OP is not using HP disks, so the firmware p41 does not apply. So, just let me sum things up here. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Hp smart array p411Privacy Policyand our Terms of Service.