Dell Perc 6i controller and drives not recognized.
Posted on 2014-03-11
Hello All ,
I have a Dell R900 with a perc 6i. Currently, it has 2 physical SAS 15k dell drives using a Raid 1 . I wish to create another Virtual Disk of Raid 1 with 2 Toshiba -2tb 7k SAS drives , however, when in the controller setup screen , the new disks shows "ready" but I cannot bring them online in the PD management section . Only options are to light up led or make hot swappable , however that option fails with error.
I already had to ship back 2 - 3tb drives as they are apparently are not supported ( up to 2tb only) , so this is becoming a nightmare. Can someone please let me know the supported configurations and drive types/vendors . Unable to locate the tech manual anywhere..