troubleshooting Question

Extending a HP MSA raid 5

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StorageServer HardwareWindows Server 2008
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Hi,

I have added 3x 300GB drives to my MSA and added them to the raid that was already made on the MSA from 6 other drives. The raid, is raid 5. That all went well and I managed to extend it fine, but instead of adding 900 odd gig, it has added about 60GB and now I have 200GB left that I can now make into a new volume, but can't add it to the raid.

Anyone know what happened? When I expanded it I was given the figure it could be expanded by and used that. Why wasn't I given the whole amount?

Best wishes

Michael
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