We help IT Professionals succeed at work.
Get Started

Raid 1 Rebuild Failed - Adaptec 1210SA

rpmaps
rpmaps asked
on
2,721 Views
Last Modified: 2016-12-08
I have an Adaptec 1210sa card in a machine running Windows Server 2003 configured in Raid 1 with two identical Seagate Barracuda 160 GB HD's.  The Adaptec Storage Manager showed the status of the raid as degraded:  <Failed drive: controller 1, port 1>   I replaced the failed drive in port 1 with a brand new Barracuda 160 GB HD.  Through the Adaptec Storage Manager I selected <create hot spare> and <rebuild drive>.  The rebuilding process starts and runs for approx 30 minutes.  At approx 19% complete the rebuilding stops.  The first error message is <Failed drive: controller 1, port 1> followed immediately by <Rebuild failed: controller 1, logical device 1 ("tst") [18]>

Could there be a problem with the Adaptec 1210SA?

Could there be a problem with the "good" drive in port 0 and the same errors are being mirrored to the new drive in port 1?

Under <Logical Devices> it lists the Raid 1 as degraded.  It does give me options to a) initialize, b)verify or c) verify with fix.  Will any of these choices help me without risk of losing data from the good drive in port 0?
Comment
Watch Question
CERTIFIED EXPERT
Commented:
This problem has been solved!
Unlock 2 Answers and 9 Comments.
See Answers
Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Research
  • Professional Opinions
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE