I deleted the old array which was 4x mb mirrored with one hot spare, and now if I go to the Initialize Drives section of the controller utility the drives are all listed but grayed-out and can’t be selected to initialize. Mon Feb 05, The manual is always a good place to start when you have a question that needs answering. I see you said they are set as JBOD, but just try re-initing them again assuming you have no data on them right now. Jul 1, Posts: Solsman Dec 12, Submit a new text post.
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Thu Feb 08, 5: I’ve put CentOS on a thumb drive and tried the fix linked above. Jan 22, Posts: It has a progress indicator and a cancel function hidden in a menu that they don’t tell you is there.
Notice the disk activity indicator was busy while the secure erase was going? It doesn’t matter if you remove the drive to another computer and repartition or reformat it; it’s going to do it till its done.
Solsman Dec 12, Jul 30, Posts: Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Are there any tools on the Linux Mint live CD that would help with this? Dangus Ars Praefectus Registered: I used diskpart and other tools to clean them and nothing would make the control quit trying to complete the secure erase until I manually stopped it through the aforementioned hidden menu. Phones by Jessica Dolcourt Dec 5, I briefly could select one of the drives in the Adaptec BIOS, but I ran secure erase on it just to be thorough and now its not selectable either now.
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The RAID configuration manager wasn’t indicating that a formatting was being done, since the server has apparently been rebooted meanwhile. R ead T he F antastic M anual. Wed Feb 07, 4: I have taken the drives out individually and full formatted all of them.
This is so crazy. Jul 1, Posts: Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities.
There is apparently metadata stored on the drive adaphec the card sees and is putting it into that state. It should just work with no further changes, at least I didn’t have to do anything myself.
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San Antonio, TX Registered: Submit a new text post. Hi, quick questions to the pundits: Mobile by Shara Tibken Dec 6, When I issue the devlist command like you, I see passX,daX where you just see passXso I’m gonna guess your drives have not been intialized.
This is driving me crazy!
Once it finished, the drives became selectable. Phones by Shara Tibken Dec 5, Fri Feb 09, 7: This function will continue to proceed no matter what otherwise. When you go into the secure erase menu, you hit enter on each drive to bring up the sub menu, and then even though there’s no mention of this anywhere on the page adqptec can hit Control-Q to cancel the secure erase function. Sat Feb 10, 6: Mon Feb 05, 8: We break it down.