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How do i check the progress of the background initialization in MegaRAID Storage Manager?
Edited by JustusIV - 8/19/08 at 6:08pm
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Found it.
Under "Group Operations"
"Show Progress"
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After more reading in different threads, looks like that's the wrong cable... :swearing:
Got some Adaptec 2247500R's on the way. This is the server build that never ends......
What cable did you get?
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I am just doing some testing before i get my real drives in. How do i expand a raid array from 3 disk to 4 disk in MegaRAID Storage Manager?
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Once again i found it :/
Its under the "Reconstruction wizard"
I swear i look for an hour before i post and find it 2 seconds after lol
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What cable did you get?
I got the Adaptec 2247500-R cable. The Wiredzone cable is a x-over cable, these are straight thru. I don't have them yet but from what I gather that is reason I don't see any drives.

http://www.adaptec.com/en-US/product...es/cables/sas/
(scroll almost to the bottom)


**EDIT 8/20** The Adaptec cables work just fine but they can be tough to find sometimes.
Edited by Defman - 8/20/08 at 2:19pm
post #147 of 7276
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I got the Adaptec 2247500-R cable. The Wiredzone cable is a x-over cable, these are straight thru. I don't have them yet but from what I gather that is reason I don't see any drives.

http://www.adaptec.com/en-US/product...es/cables/sas/
(scroll almost to the bottom)
I hope you didn't pay more than $10...

I have these working in my rig: http://www.cross-mark.com/50cm-seria...ble-p-842.html
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I hope you didn't pay more than $10...

I have these working in my rig: http://www.cross-mark.com/50cm-seria...ble-p-842.html
Yeah I did pay a little more than that, but I was sure from another board that the Adaptec was a good cable and $14 isn't unreasonable.
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Yeah I did pay a little more than that, but I was sure from another board that the Adaptec was a good cable and $14 isn't unreasonable.
That's not too bad. A cable is a cable (in most cases).

I've seen some sites sell it for $50+.
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I just went with the newegg cable.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16812226021
It seems like a nice high quality cable to me. Plus it was from newegg, who have always treated me great.
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