PowerEdge R610 add hard drives to Hyper-V Server 2008 r2 PERC6i

I have:

PowerEdge R610 PERC 6i

3 x 146 GB SAS RAID 5

OS: Hyper-v Server 2008 r2

I just added three more 146 GB SAS drives

How to expand the RAID 5 from there?

I was reading up on managing open but have not seen a clear passage until you get it the best way to operate.  Thanks in advance.


In OMSA, go to storage, PERC, virtual disks and select Reconfigure in the drop-down list of tasks available for your RAID 5.  It will start a wizard, through the addition of the new drives in your RAID 5.

Physical disks must show as the first LOAN (if the display of Foreign Affairs, which must be cleared before you can do anything - storage, PERC, Information/Configuration, foreign/erase in the menu drop-down for the controller).

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