[Linux-PowerEdge] [E] Re: replacing a failed hard drive with PERC HBA mode

Patrick Boutilier boutilpj at ednet.ns.ca
Thu Aug 10 16:03:31 CDT 2017


On 08/10/2017 05:49 PM, Tim Mooney wrote:
> In regard to: RE: [E] Re: [Linux-PowerEdge] replacing a failed hard drive...:
> 
>> If you're not seeing that function in the iDRAC, make sure you are
>> running the latest version.  I'm currently running  firmware version
>> 2.41.40.40
> 
> You're right, it is a function of iDRAC version.  Despite the post
> I initially quoted, I've since found documentation that vdisk management
> was added in the 2.x releases for iDRAC 7 and apparently iDRAC 8.
> 
> The particular system that has the failed drive happens to not be at the
> 2.x release for iDRAC 7.
> 
> We're going to schedule an outage for this weekend and remedy that.  We're
> also going to pull a report from our OME system to try identify any other
> systems that don't have recent iDRAC 7 or iDRAC 8 versions.
> 
> Thanks much to everyone that's responded!  It's been very helpful in
> filling in what we were missing.

Shouldn't need any downtime. Just download and run 
https://downloads.dell.com/FOLDER04020316M/1/iDRAC-with-Lifecycle-Controller_Firmware_XTPX4_LN_2.41.40.40_A00.BIN


> 
> Tim
> 

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