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Recovering a RAID 0 Volume Failure Using Intel® Rapid Storage Technology


Last Reviewed: 04-Oct-2016
Article ID: 000006437

When a RAID 0 volume fails or is disconnected, the data on the hard drive is no longer accessible. 

If a hard drive is disconnected, you may be able to recover the volume. If a hard drive fails, you cannot recover the data. Refer to the appropriate procedure below to recover or re-create your configuration:

Disconnected hard drive

  1. Turn off the computer.
  2. Reconnect the hard drive.
  3. Turn on the computer. The option ROM automatically marks the RAID 0 volume as normal.

Failed hard drive

This procedure deletes the failed RAID 0 volume and creates a new RAID 0 volume.

  1. Turn off the computer.
  2. Replace the failed hard drive with a new hard drive of equal or greater capacity.
  3. Turn on the computer. When prompted during system startup, press Ctrl I at the same time to enter the option ROM user interface.
  4. Click 2. Delete RAID Volume.
  5. Use the up or down arrow keys to select the failed RAID 0 volume.
  6. Press Delete to delete the volume.
  7. Press Y to confirm the deletion.
  8. Click 1. Create RAID Volume and follow the prompts to create a new RAID 0 volume.
  9. Click 6. Exit.