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DELL PE1950 RAID1 does not start rebuild

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Last Modified: 2016-11-23
I have a PowerEdge 1950 with 2 36 gb SAS disks in a RAID1. One dsk failed and I replaced it with a new disk.
The new disk was larger due to availability (73Gb), but that shouldn't be a problem.

But...the array is not rebuilding automatically. Opened the Array Manager to see, but there is no option to start the rebuild manually. The disk is there with status Ready.
it does say however that the driver and firmware are out of date, but that shouldn't stop the RAID1 from rebuilding...or so I think...

I treid the BIOS CTRL-R option, there the disk is "Missing" in the Virtual array, but I can see it in  physical disk. Staus Ready, tried to force Online, but that doesn't work, I can only blink it and that's it!

How do i get thsi disk online and rebuilding?


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