OCE on LSI 9286-8e RAID6

Discussion in 'SSDs & Data Storage' started by looney, Aug 5, 2015.

  1. looney

    looney n00b

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    Hi,

    I have 32 x 4TB connected to my LSI 9286-8e on windows server 2012 R2.
    They are running in RAID6 and I wish to expand the array with some more drives.

    however when I use MegaRAID to modify the array it seems to only gives me the option migrate to RAID5.

    So my question is, how do I expand my RAID 6 array?
     
  2. Aesma

    Aesma [H]ard|Gawd

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    If it's a single array, if looks too big for safety already, and expanding it should be a grueling task with a significant risk of failing.
     
  3. drescherjm

    drescherjm [H]ardForum Junkie

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    I really hope not. 32 drives in a single RAID6 array is crazy.
     
  4. Trimlock

    Trimlock [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Yikes, I don't have a good resolution for expanding a raid 6 as I've only added additional raids instead of expanding before but ... that's a big array....