Dell failed raid 5

I have a Dell PowerEdge 2450 server with 4 36GB scsi drives in a Raid 5.  2 drives have failed.  When I boot the system, it says no OS found or something to that nature and will not boot up.  The drives that failed are 0 and 1.  I have put the drives in a poweredge 6300 server, after building a c drive on a single drive, then a raid 5 container with 4 other drives.  After getting the OS up I put these in.  I'm now scanning them with a file recovery program.  
Dell told us we can put the drives back in the server, boot it to the raid setup and do a ctrol+r to try to do a recovery.  
Is there anything else we can try to recover this raid?
Thanks
Heath CalhounAsked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

NetRolller3DCommented:
RAID 5 is not double-fault tolerant, that is, it can only tolerate one failed drive. You will probably need professional data recovery such as OnTrack on at least one of the failed drives (assuming that neither of the drives is readable by sector imaging software such as ddrescue - if a drive is readable, then copy its contents sector-wise to a new, identical or larger drive), and only then can a RAID rebuild work. Your safest bet is to send both failed drives to OnTrack, then do a rebuild with the recovered data.
0
ComputerTechieCommented:
Try this software it has saved a few client

http://www.runtime.org/raid.htm

i have used it seveal times and have gotten most of my data back.

CT
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
HoardCommented:
Chances are; if you removed the disks and put them in another server; your out of luck.
Normally under these circumstances I'd have you pull one of the failed drives and then do the CTRL R via the RAID bios. We'd see if it boots. If it doesnt' boot we'd swap out failed drives and try it again.
0
Heath CalhounAuthor Commented:
Even with a 2 disk failed on a 4 disk raid?
0
Heath CalhounAuthor Commented:
We sent drives to Ontrack and they were able to recover everything.  Will keep this in mind for next time.  Was working on trying to get a MiniPE disk built up.
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Storage

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.