Dell CS24 – Using the BMC (Baseboard Management Controller) for Remote Management

Dell CS24 – Using the BMC (Baseboard Management Controller) for Remote Management

If you have one of these old Dell CS24’s, you’ll know they pack alot of processing power into a small frame.  They take only 1 unit and have dual quad core processors and a good amount of ram.  Right now on Ebay, you can pick one of these up with nice hardware for under 200 bucks.  A great deal in my opinion if you have something that needs alot of processing, but you don’t want to fill your rack up.  I’ve found...

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SCSI Raid 1, 5 and 0 configuration modification.

So I had a server that I had a raid 1 configuration and a raid 5 configuration running at the same time. I couldn’t figure out in the bios how to remove the raid 5 configuration so I could rebuild it as a different configuration. So I took a leap of faith and removed both configurations, which was the “Clear” option I could find. I put 4 new harddrives into a raid 0 configuration and then reselected the original 2 drives...

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