Can't initialize Logical Drive of a PERC 3/QC (PowerEdge 4600)

linux-poweredge at lmem.icsurselva.ch linux-poweredge at lmem.icsurselva.ch
Wed Jun 27 09:57:13 CDT 2007


Hello Again,

Solved the problem.

UNBELIEVABLE!
I had to downgrade the PERC3/QC Firmware to 197O.
(198X, 198U did also not work!)

Now the initialization works like a charm.

Dell: please check your firmware upgrades!

Regards valli

> Hello,
>
> I need to configure a PowerEdge 4600 with PERC 3/QC
> like the following:
>  6 * SCSI 73 GB 10000rpm (Logical device 0; RAID5)
>  2 * SCSI 36 GB 15000rpm (Logical device 1; RAID1)
>
> I've done this in the 'PERC/CERC BIOS Configuration Utility U827'
> I managed the configuration without problems.
> I managed to initialize the logical device 0 without problems.
> When I try to initialize the logical device 1, it hangs at 41%.
> Aborting is hardly impossible, because the utility response
> very very slowly on keyboard inputs.
>
> Any ideas?
> Do I really need to initialize the Logical device?
>
> PS: Some notes on PERC 3/QC
>     BIOS:     3.35
>     Firmware: 199A
>
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