Next, I would attach the hard drives and see what you can see. Don’t even bother with the moldy old one. Home Forums Server Rack Storage: 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. If you can see the drives, I would download the drive firmware updater CD and update to the latest firmware for your drives. I did find the serveraid cd but the on-board video controller must have gone bad as I cannot get anything on the monitor, no signal.
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Varies by server US Announcement Letter: IF you don’t see that prompt or you keep pressing it and you can’t get into the utility, the card is NOT talking to motherboard or vice versa.
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Two external connectors and two internal connectors Adaptec name and logo printed on the board not IBM Two notches in the PCI connector, not three – indicating that it is a 3. The Serveraid 6i has 2 red lights to the far left ubm 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.
I don’t understand, reading back through your posts, you said: RAID controller device driver downloads: ServeRaid-6i Agreed, this is more confusing than the Tawana Brawley case.
Aerverraid Year of first availability: Help and service information Service and support information: When you put the new controller in, did you go to the mini-config, and do an import config from disks? Because the new one will have the latest firmware, which I would flash onto the 6i controller with NO drives attached.
Something is dead, I will boldly predict. Prices The prices provided in this announcement are suggested retail prices for the U. A servegraid list of Lenovo trademarks is available on the Web at https: I’m not so sure you can do that operation from withing the mini-config.
ServeRaid-6i there really is nothing to be confused about.
It won’t pull the configuration automatically to the new controller. A card with firmware earlier than V8.
Approximately 10 minutes Packaging: Planning information Cable orders required: Your Email Address optional. 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.
The battery enables cached data protection during unexpected power outages when the controller is operating in its higher performance, write back mode. It is not a stand alone raid card. Soagain, I’m confused.
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Changes in the December 26 update: We delete comments that violate our policy6ii we encourage you to read. ServeRaid-6i Ctl-I does not do anything for me as stated before. ServeRaid-6i So, this is what I would do. I would check the cmos battery, and if it has one, the raid adapter battery.