Hot swapped drive not rebuilding


I had one of my drives fail over night in my HP  MAS70 array box, Normally you would swap the drive and the raid would start to rebuild. That's not the case this time.

I swapped the drive and loaded the HP ACU. It sees the new drive as

0 MB 1-Port SAS Drive at Port 1E : Box 1 : Bay 4

My status errors are:

274 -  0 MB 1-Port SAS Drive at Port 1E : Box 1 : Bay 4 is bad or missing.
298 -  SAS Array A - 1 Logical Drive(s) contains a failed physical drive. To correct this problem, check the data and power connections to the physical drives or replace the failed drive

I have restarted the server, restarted the MAS box, The replacement drive is Brand New yet still flashes Amber. I ran a diagnostic, all other drives in the raid are good with no  predictive failures

I would rather not dump the raid and redo it but trying to find a reason why its not rebuilding
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Patrick BogersDatacenter platform engineer LindowsCommented:

It is possible you have a DOA harddisk, it would strongly recommend ordering another one and try that.


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BMI-ITAuthor Commented:
I'm all out of the same size HD, ill try a larger size, its thats a no go, looks like a wipe and rebuild
Patrick BogersDatacenter platform engineer LindowsCommented:
Larger is no issue, please let us know if the raid gets rebuild (my guess is it will)
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BMI-ITAuthor Commented:
yep that did it, I removed the 146gb and popped a 300 in.  started the rebuild... thanks!.. time to order a new set of drives
BMI-ITAuthor Commented:
strange, never had a doa HD... ill orer some more, for now the larger disk will fix it
Patrick BogersDatacenter platform engineer LindowsCommented:
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