Adding Disks to a 4400

Seth Mos knuffie at
Wed Jun 12 12:59:00 CDT 2002

At 09:48 12-6-2002 -0500, Nathan Vack wrote:
>We're intending to add another 3 disks (as a new RAID5 container) to our 
>PowerEdge 4400 (it currently already has 3).
>Our sales rep tells us we'll need another PERC3 card for this, but this 
>seems wrong to me... can't we just throw the disks on the backplane and 
>configure a new raid container using the new disks?

No problem.

>Also, (running RH 7.2) should I be able to use afacli to do this without 
>downing the server? Or is there a boot/BIOS config in my future?

Tricky but posssible.

Using the bios always works.


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