We have a HP ML 330 G6 with SA P410/256 as an add on card.
This server also has a B110i Adapter built in.
It will start Windows 2008 and the data on the RAID 5 array is good.
But when we add the intended hot spare disk the server will cut power after about two seconds (before any action appears on screen) red LED on front bezel.
Remove disk 4 and it boots like a charm. We have tried rotatng disks, cables, ports etc.
Details : HP ML330 T6 E5504 1P/4C 2GB 250GB NHP DV part : 504055-421
Boot sector RAID 0 on B110i 2 X HP SATA 250GB 7.2K NON HOT
PLUG LFF (3G) part :571232-B21
HP Smart Array P410/256MB 2 Int ports part number ;462862-B21 (flashed w latest code)
Cable: HP NHP INT SAS/SATA 4 PORT CBL KIT part number 487734-B21
SATA DIsks Seagate 400.0 GB ST3400620NS
Question: Is this HP intention (by design) ? Is Non hot plug Systems not allowed to be configured with a hot spare ?