Finding a disk

Q: There are 6 SATA disks in the server. Based on SMART data, one of them (in fourth bay) is going to fail. Someone knows how bays are numbered? Identification by “blinking the bay's LED” does not work.

A: Write down the serial number of the offending disk in the controller configuration tool, turn off the server, pull all the disks out in turn, and find the disk based on the serial number. Then assemble everything back and turn on the server. If everything is OK, turn off the server once again and replace the disk.


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