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Robertomcat

Hello good afternoon! I have a question about the HP p410 controller. It turns out that right now I have a hardware RAID 4 × 6 TB, and I'm thinking of changing the disks to a larger size, specifically 10 TB. Does this controller support 10 TB disks in any RAID system? Thank you very much and greetings!

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schoondoggy
On 12/29/2017 at 8:29 AM, Robertomcat said:

Hello good afternoon! I have a question about the HP p410 controller. It turns out that right now I have a hardware RAID 4 × 6 TB, and I'm thinking of changing the disks to a larger size, specifically 10 TB. Does this controller support 10 TB disks in any RAID system? Thank you very much and greetings!

I am not sure if the P410 supports 10TB drives, but it does support array expansion. Do you have a cache module and battery installed on it? What RAID level are you running, RAID5 or RAID10?

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1 minute ago, schoondoggy said:

I am not sure if the P410 supports 10TB drives, but it does support array expansion. Do you have a cache module and battery installed on it? What RAID level are you running, RAID5 or RAID10?

Hello! As the controller currently has 1GB of RAM with the flash battery. And right now you are running a RAID0 of 4 × 6 TB.

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Just now, Robertomcat said:

Hello! As the controller currently has 1GB of RAM with the flash battery. And right now you are running a RAID0 of 4 × 6 TB.

So all four drives are in a single 24TB RAID0 pool?

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Just now, Robertomcat said:

Yes jaja

As far as I know there is no way to do an online expansion of a RAID0 by swapping drives. You would need to create a new RAID0 array with new bigger drives and restore from a backup.

 

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Just now, schoondoggy said:

As far as I know there is no way to do an online expansion of a RAID0 by swapping drives. You would need to create a new RAID0 array with new bigger drives and restore from a backup.

 

Oh no no, I want to remove the four 6 TB disks, and put four new 10 TB disks. My question was if the controller accepted 10 TB discs, I will not do any expansion, just remove and put the new discs. It was more than anything in case I bought them and then they were not compatible.

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6 minutes ago, Robertomcat said:

Oh no no, I want to remove the four 6 TB disks, and put four new 10 TB disks. My question was if the controller accepted 10 TB discs, I will not do any expansion, just remove and put the new discs. It was more than anything in case I bought them and then they were not compatible.

Got it!

You may need to post on some HP forums to see if anyone is using drives that big on a P410.

You could buy one 10TB and with the proper cabling connect it to the second port on the P410 to see if it works.

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4 minutes ago, schoondoggy said:

Got it!

You may need to post on some HP forums to see if anyone is using drives that big on a P410.

You could buy one 10TB and with the proper cabling connect it to the second port on the P410 to see if it works.

The truth is that I do not know anything about the HP forums. Do you know any one so you can pass me a link?

Yes, right now I have the disk of the optical bay that I do not use, and it could be a good option to try the 10 TB, but that would leave it as a last option.

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21 hours ago, schoondoggy said:

Got it!

You may need to post on some HP forums to see if anyone is using drives that big on a P410.

You could buy one 10TB and with the proper cabling connect it to the second port on the P410 to see if it works.

Hello! In the end I found a couple of HP forums, both in Spanish and English, to see what information they give me about it. Thank you very much for helping and greetings!

With any answer, I already commented here.

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