Xserve MegaRAID – How to Create a RAID Volume

To set up a MegaRAID with Raid 5 on an Xserve follow these steps:

1. Boot the server from OSX Server CD

2. Open the Terminal application

3. Type in the command

megaraid -create auto

4. Close the Terminal application

5. Open the Disk Utility application

6. Create a new partition on the new RAID drive with the Disk Utility application

7. Reinstall the operating system with the Mac OS X server CD or DVD

8. Done

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