How to clear or import a foreign configuration on LSI ASPEN HBA from the configuration utility (Doc ID 2053957.1)

Last updated on JUNE 16, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Server X5-2 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Exadata X5-2 Eighth Rack - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Sometimes a system is down and you cannot use the commandline utilities to clear a foreign configuration. The option to import or clear a foreign configuration from the configuration utility can be hard to locate.

Example:

LSI MegaRAID 9361-8i FW package: 24.3.0-0073
Foreign configuration import did not import any drives.
Press any key to continue.
Battery Status: Fully charged
PCI Slot Number: 4 HID LUN VENDOR PRODUCT
LSI LSI MegaRAID 9361-8i 4.230.40-3843 1024MB
8 0 HITACHI H109060SESUN600G A690 572325MB
9 0 HITACHI H109060SESUN600G A690 572325MB
12 0 HITACHI H109060SESUN600G A690 572325MB
11 HITACHI H109060SESUN600G A690 572325MB
LSI Virtual Drive RAID5 1713750MB
1 Virtual Drive(s) found on the host adapter.
1 Virtual Drive(s) Offline
1 Virtual Drive(s) handled by BIOS
Press <Ctrl><R> to Run Configuration Utility

 

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