Disk drive failed in RAID 5 Array
Posted on 2011-09-21
I have a RAID 5 on Adaptec 2610 sa controller.
Disks are SATA I - 250Go 7.2 - 5 disks without spare drive
1 drive failed
i can't find similar SATA disk to replace it, but i have a SATAII - 500Go - 7.2.
Is it possible to use it as new member ?
I already tried to put the drive and launch the Adaptec Bios Controller (with CTRL+A at boot)
the system asked me to accept or reject the configuration
If i click reject, i can't do anything.
What happen, if i click Accept ? I can initialize the drive and launch rebuild ?
Is there a risk to lose my arrray ?