The IBMย System x3650 M3 provides outstanding performance for your mission-critical applications. Its energy-efficient design supports more cores, memory, and data capacity in a scalable 2U package that is easy to service and manage. With more computing power per watt and the latest Intel Xeon processors, you can reduce costs while maintaining speed and availability.

ibm 3650 m3 data recovery

ibm 3650 m3 data recovery inside raid controller

07SEP22 - Customer had 6 sas drives and reported that his M3 server failed to boot. Customer moved all 6 sas drives to a working M4 drive but could not get the raid to mount. Investigations show that the customer made the mistake of creating a new 6 drive single raid 5 volume overwritting the original raid configuration that was previously used.

It was found that there were 3x70gb drives and 3x 900gb sas drives. 2 seperate raid 5 volumes were found.

Original working raid configuration here:

Default block size is 128kb

No offset