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Newly added hard drive not recognized in operating system

Symptom(s):

When the onboard disk controller is configured as software RAID using Intel® Embedded Server RAID Technology II , and a new hard drive is connected to the server, the newly added hard drive is not recognized in the operating system.

Cause:

Intel® Embedded Server RAID Technology II does not support JBOD mode. To use a single standalone hard drive, create a RAID 0 virtual drive consist of the hard drive.

Solution:

Add a RAID 0 virtual drive consist of the newly added hard drive using the Intel® Embedded Server RAID Technology II BIOS Configuration Utility or Intel® RAID Web Console 2. For more details, please refer to the Intel® RAID Software user's guide.

This applies to:

Intel® RAID Controller SASMF8I
Intel® Server Board S1400FP Family
Intel® Server Board S1400SP Family
Intel® Server Board S1600JP Family
Intel® Server Board S2400BB
Intel® Server Board S2400EP Family
Intel® Server Board S2400GP Family
Intel® Server Board S2400LP Family
Intel® Server Board S2400SC Family
Intel® Server Board S2600CO Family
Intel® Server Board S2600CP Family
Intel® Server Board S2600GL
Intel® Server Board S2600GZ
Intel® Server Board S2600IP Family
Intel® Server Board S2600JF
Intel® Server Board S2600WP
Intel® Server Board S3200SH
Intel® Server Board S5000PAL
Intel® Server Board S5000PSL
Intel® Server Board S5000VCL
Intel® Server Board S5000VSA
Intel® Server Board S5000XSL
Intel® Server Board S5400SF
Intel® Server Board S5500BC
Intel® Server Board S5500HCV
Intel® Server Board S5500HV
Intel® Server Board S5520HCT
Intel® Server Board S5520UR
Intel® Server System P4304BT
Intel® Server System R1000BB Family
Intel® Server System R1000EP Family
Intel® Server System R1000GL Family
Intel® Server System R1000GZ Family
Intel® Server System R1000JP Family
Intel® Server System R1000SP Family
Intel® Server System R1304BT
Intel® Server System R2000BB Family
Intel® Server System R2000GL Family
Intel® Server System R2000GZ Family
Intel® Server System R2000IP Family
Intel® Server System R2000LH2 Family
Intel® Server System R2000LT2 Family
Intel® Server System R2000SC Family
Intel® Server System SC5400RA
Intel® Server System SR1530CL
Intel® Server System SR1530HCL
Intel® Server System SR1530HCLS
Intel® Server System SR1530SH
Intel® Server System SR1560SF
Intel® Server System SR1600UR
Intel® Server System SR1625UR
Intel® Server System SR1630BC
Intel® Server System SR1695GPRX
Intel® Server System SR1695WB
Intel® Server System SR2520SA
Intel® Server System SR2625UR Family
Intel® Workstation Board S5000XVN
Intel® Workstation Board S5520SC
Intel® Workstation Board W2600CR Family
Intel® Workstation System P4300CR Family

Solution ID: CS-030492
Last Modified: 29-Aug-2013
Date Created: 17-May-2009
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