I have a Dell Precision 690 Workstation
with an LSI Integrated RAID controller.
I have a 2-disk RAID 0 (what LSI refers to as an
IS or Integrated Striping) volume.
Recently the motherboard was replaced (and the RAID
controller is integrated onto the motherboard).
Ever since the motherboard replacement, I get the
following error at boot time:
Dell SAS 5 Host Bus Adapter BIOS
Copyright 2000-2006 LSI Logic Corp.
Integrated RAID exception detected:
Volume (00:130) is currently in state INACTIVE/OPTIMAL
Enter the SAS Configuration Utility to Investigate!
I can temporarily resolve this problem by activating
the volume in the RAID configuration utility:
Manage Virtual Disk
But if the power is disconnected, then the same error recurs
on the next boot.
I am thinking that if I delete the volume and re-add it, then
the problem will go away, but I'm afraid I might lose all my
data if I do that. Does anyone know if that's true?
Any help appreciated.