IBM MegaRAID BIOS Config Utility RAID-10 Configuration

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So, a lot of people have difficulties configuring RAID-10 using MegaRAID because if you have for example four hard disks and you add them to a Disk Group, the only available options are RAID-0 and RAID-1.
Here is how to do this on an IBM System x3650 server with four 300GB SAS hard disks.

During the system boot you will be given the following options.

You will select the “Diagnostics” (in this case using F2 key) and when MegaRAID is loaded you can use “Ctrl+H” key combination to enter the WebBIOS configuration utility.

From the above capture you can also see that there is no virtual disk configured and the controller detected four JBOD disks.
When you enter the utility, you will have the ability to select the adapter you want to configure. In our case we only have one adapter so it is very straightforward.

Next, we have the…

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