However, this will not work if the replacement controller has more recent firmware. BTW, what country are you in? Event messages help identify significant incidents such as an array disk failure or an array disk addition. I’m not sure, how do I tell? May signify a problem or indicate a transitional state.

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Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. Do any of the disks in Virtual Disk 2 show as degraded? So, as from reading this, I will need to upgrad the firmware to 2. After adding the new drives, go to the Array Manager console and click to expand acsi Arrays storage object, right-click the PVF Subsystem storage object, and select Rescan.

Check this from the software control panel. For any volumes that are not Healthy, right-click the volume from the context menu and select Reactivate Volume. No user action is required. If the NetWare server has a numeric name or a name that starts with a number, you can use the Dell virtual disk scsi disk device address to identify that server.

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An unsupported version of ASPI has been detected on your system. I rebooted the system and went into the raid controler.


An error icon appears on the Unreadable disk. Note that the DNS and Hosts file entries do not allow for a computer name that consists of all numbers. Access can be denied here if you virthal not type in a user name and password that match a local or domain administrator account on the remote computer or if you sevice the login information.

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by. Also, on switching the cables.

Dell virtual disk scsi disk device surges may be caused by Array Manager’s volume capacity monitoring. All the volumes on the disk will display Failed or Failed Redundancy status, and you may not be able to create new volumes on the disk. So, it isn’t necessary to update the ESM it won’t stop the systembut a good idea. Are you saying I can’t just do an update, but I need to uninsatll first? Caution In Windows NT 4.

You can avoid removing the wrong drive by blinking the LED display on the drive that you intend to remove. There is probably no need to update the SCSI drive firmware – in any dell virtual disk scsi disk device, Array Manager doesn’t care about the drive firmware.

Did the driver update, got through the firware updates and then started updating the BIOS.

Reactivating a volume should be done only if you understand that the volume’s data, which might be corrupted, will be restored. EXE and follow the instructions.


You’ll need 2 floppies for each step of the upgrade. In addition, connecting to a remote system requires that you have administrator authority on both the local and remote system. The data on the virtual disk will be saved. When an dell virtual disk scsi disk device is inactive or dimmed in a menu, the task cannot be performed on the object at this time. Event messages help identify significant incidents such as an array disk failure or an array disk addition.

I’ll let you know what happens A brief discussion of event messages is included at the beginning of this section in the topic “Event Monitoring and Logging.

A drive is usually manually taken offline to replace it. When the Advanced Tab opens, make your custom changes.

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Asia Pacific support site versus the US. See the topic “Procedure for Replacing a Drive” at the beginning of this section for instructions on replacing and rebuilding a drive. An error icon appears on the failed volume.