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Adding additional disk to PERC 3 RAID 5 config

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I am running a Poweredge 1550 with a PERC 3 and would like to know if there is a way to add an additional hard drive to an existing RAID 5 array through the BIOS (Ctrl+M).  I know I can use OpenManage, but am curious if it can be done this way.
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No, you must use Array Manager to perform the required tasks.
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You'd think that they would give you the option from the BIOS....
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