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How do I add an additional HDD to a Raid 5 setup after disk failure?

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I have an Hp Proliant DL380 G5 server which had a failed HDD, it had the Red/Orange light on it.  Unfortunatly while waiting for a replacement drive to be delivered the server rebooted itself and all the lights on the faulty HDD went out.

The new HDD has been delivered and after swopping the old for new the lights still remain out on the new HDD, but the other 3 seem to be fine.  I've checked on HP Systems Insight Manager and its now showing that three of the HDD are in Raid 5, but the 4th drive is only a "SPARE".

Is there a way of adding the 4th drive into the Raid?

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