Welcome to BleepingComputer , a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. The driver is always backward compatible with older firmware. What is the process of getting the os backup and running? Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers. My next question is the Dell Poweredge has Windows Server Small Business Server installed and I would like to convert it to Win Server Enterprise Edition, what is the best way to convert this without too many issues? I ejected each drive to see what type of drive they were, and snapped them back in, and now I have two recurring issues during startup:

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Dell Poweredge , RAID, SCSI Controller – Windows Server

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When performing a firmware and a driver update, it is recommended that the driver be updated before the firmware. Do not create a new volume or you will lose all information on the array.

There is no conversion between the two server OS’s. Email Required, but never shown. Its telling you to press control m and enter the configuration bios. Remember me This is not conttroller for shared computers.


I found some documentatoin from Dell “Firmware and Driver — A mismatch of firmware and driver could result in random controller lockups, hangs or BSODs. Give serious consideration of new hardware and min of two servers if you don’t want to be on the edge of total disaster.

Please log in to reply. How do I identify which drive failed? You may have to “accept the new configuration” to continue either in the bios or during boot. Sign poaeredge using Facebook. You currently have javascript disabled.

Dell Poweredge 1800, RAID, SCSI Controller

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Moving the array to another card typically does not radi unless the new card is the same make and model of RAID controller. I’ve forgotten my password. I’m looking into the default boot device, and updating the firmware on the poweredge. Turkey – Adana Local time: By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

I take it you are new to raid systems. Community Forum Software by IP. So binding the array information to a new card worked, but it didn’t resolve the problem.


You should have ejected one, waited for the whole raid to complete and then ejected number 2 drive and then waited for the raid to rebuild etc etc.

Post as a guest Name. This unit has a RAID 5 array, but I haven’t pulled a recent enough backup of the data on it to feel comfortable, so I simply can’t break the array in any way. The latest firmware and driver versions can be found on support. It shows that the logical drive is failed but all three physical drives are in the system but they do show up with amber lights.

So I assume accepting new config binds the array information on the new card?

I have not created a new volume yet but it does show that all the hard drives have a fail next to each drive. Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.