Configuring multiple RAID arrays for a server

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If a server needs to be configured with multiple RAID arrays, the configuration method is the same for all the RAID arrays. During the configuration, the CU interface will display the hard disk available.
After configuring RAID arrays, you must also set the RAID array from which the server boot.

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Setting the boot disk for multiple RAID arrays
To set the OS boot disk for a server configured with multiple RAID arrays, perform the following steps: -LSI 2308 and 3008 RAID cards: Log in to the RAID card configuration interface, choose the system drive in the SAS topology, and press ALT+B to set the boot disk. -LSI 2208 and 3108 RAID cards: Enter the VD property page, and choose Set Boot Drive and click Go. -SoftRAID: On the SoftRAID management interface, choose Configure > Select Boot Drive and press Enter.

Server RAID array adjustment policies
The RAID array adjustment policies are as follows: ? For 2208 RIAD card, RAID level can be changed, and the available VD space can be expanded. ? For 3108 RAID card, only the available VD space can be expanded. The RAID level cannot be changed. ? For 2308 and 3008 RAID cards, RAID level and available VD space cannot be changed. For details, see http://support.huawei.com/enterprise/en/doc/DOC1000004186?idPath=7919749|9856522|21782478|19955021|21746286.

Configuring RAID card
Manuals: For details about how to configure the RAID card and precautions, see http://support.huawei.com/enterprise/en/doc/DOC1000004186?idPath=7919749|9856522|21782478|19955021|19961397. Videos: LSI SAS2208 RAID Controller Card Configuration http://support.huawei.com/huaweiconnect/enterprise/thread-243427.html LSI SAS2308 RAID Controller Card Configuration http://support.huawei.com/huaweiconnect/enterprise/thread-243441.html LSI SAS3008 RAID Controller Card Configuration http://support.huawei.com/huaweiconnect/enterprise/thread-281743.html LSI SAS3108 RAID Controller Card Configuration http://support.huawei.com/huaweiconnect/enterprise/thread-281765.html

Necessity of configuring RAID arrays for a RAID controller card
If the LSISAS1078, LSISAS2208, or LSISAS3108 RAID controller card is used, the disks can be recognized by the system only when they are in RAID arrays. If the LSISAS1068, LSISAS2308, or LSISAS3008 RAID controller card is used, the disks can be used as individual disks for OS installation, if they are not in RAID arrays.

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