I recently picked up a HP DL360 G5 and a HP drive array. The controller is a Smart Array 6400.
I originally installed ESXi5.1 on my server w/o the storage array attached. Installed 5.1 on the single local logical drive of 68gb. Works great! Built two test vms and all is well.
I then installed the Smart Array 6400 controller and all went well with the server. I have two 2TB raid 5 configurations on the attached storage (12x500gb sata).
When i load into vSphere and look at the datastores I only see the original local datastore of 68 gigs. I do not see the storage array in the datastore view, However, I do see the storage and the two partitions when looking in 'vShere - Configuration - Storage Adapters'.
They are mounted.
I have refreshed and rescanned etc. Does anyone know how to make this storage available for me to use?