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Why would our RAID Drive say its being rebuilt

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We have a HP server and we restarted the server after installing software.  Why would it say its rebuilding a drive?  My worry is that we have a underlying problem and i want to know how we can prevent this sort of message occurring.  Your view on the error log below would be appreciated.  Thanks


RIS event log says logical drive OK but here’s the eventview of the drive (taken HP RAID utility) :

Event 1 0-00-00 00:00:00 Logical Drive Surface Analysis Initialization complete. Block count: 00000000. Drive No: 00. Starting Address: 00000000:00000000.
Event 2 0-00-00 00:00:00 Hot Plug Physical Drive Change Removed. Physical drive number: 0x02. Configured drive flag: 1. Spare drive flag: 0. Big drive: 0x00000002. Enclosure Box: 00. Bay: 03
Event 3 0-00-00 00:00:00 Physical Drive Drive State Drive failed. Physical drive number: 0x02. Failure Reason: 0x14. Configured drive flag: 1. Spare drive flag: 0. Big drive: 0x00000002. Enclosure bay: 00. Box: 03
Event 4 0-00-00 00:00:00 Logical Drive Status State change. State change, logical drive 0x0000. Previous logical drive state (0x00): Logical drive OK. New logical drive state (0x03): Logical drive is degraded. Spare status (0x00): No spare configured
Event 5 0-00-00 00:00:00 Logical Drive Status State change. State change, logical drive 0x0000. Previous logical drive state (0x04): Logical drive is ready for recovery operation. New logical drive state (0x05): Logical drive is currently recovering. Spare status (0x00): No spare configured
Event 6 0-00-00 00:00:00 Logical Drive Status State change. State change, logical drive 0x0000. Previous logical drive state (0x05): Logical drive is currently recovering. New logical drive state (0x00): Logical drive OK. Spare status (0x00): No spare configured

Array configuration utility says :

SATA ARRAY A - 1 logical drive:
Array Status OK
Array A
Drive Type SATA

INTERNAL DRIVE
Controller Status OK
Controller Smart Array B110i SATA RAID
Slot 0
Bus Interface PCI
Hardware Revision Unknown
RAID Stack Version 1.36-1
RAID 6 (ADG) Status Disabled
Rebuild Priority Medium
Transformation Priority Medium
Surface Scan Analysis Priority Idle
Surface Scan Delay 15 sec
Number of Ports 4 (Internal only)
Number of Arrays 1
Number of Logical Drives 1
Number of Physical Drives 4

LOGICAL DRIVE :
Logical Drive
Status OK
Drive Number 1
Drive Unique ID 600508B1001FFFFFA006F4E700000000
Size 953816 MB
Fault Tolerance RAID 1+0
Heads 255
Sectors/Track 63
Cylinders 65535
Strip Size 128 KB
Full Stripe Size 256 KB
Array Accelerator Disabled
Disk Name \\.\PhysicalDrive0
Disk Partition Information Partition Number: 1, Size: 100 MB, Mount Point: Unknown
Partition Number: 2, Size: 931.4 GB, Mount Point: C:\
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