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9.6.6 Delete Arrays CAUTION: Deleting an array permanently destroys all data that is on the array. This action cannot be undone and it is very unlikely the data can be recovered. 126.96.36.199 Before You Begin Review the issues and recommendations indicated in Table 27.
Table 27. Deleting Arrays: Issues and Recommendations Issue Recommendation Drive letters or
Remove drive letters or partitions from the array using procedures in your
operating system. Each operating system has different names and paths for
removing drive letters or partitions and as such are outside the scope of this
document. For more information, see your operating system’s user
impact on arrays
If the array is not being used by the operating system, the array can be
deleted at any time, even while tasks are running on the array.
If the array is being used by the operating system, the array cannot be
deleted. Therefore, a RAIDXpert2 bootable array cannot be deleted in
RAIDXpert2. A RAIDXpert2 bootable array can only be deleted in the
BIOS Configuration Utility.