HP E200i Smart RAID 5 Array Crashed
Posted on 2007-12-06
We had an HP Proliant ML350 G5 with a bad disk in a RAID 5 configuration. I removed the disk last week and ordered a new one. In the meantime the server has been running fine. Until last night. The server crashed again and will not boot. We replaced the disk and initialized the array and the server still will not boot. The controll is an HP E200i Smart Array. As I understand a RAID 5 configuration, if one drive crashes it should still work until you replace the drive. I don't understand why It's not reading the drives.