Table 43. Cannot Create a Global Spare Possible Causes Additional Information Corrective Actions The disk is already part of
A global spare cannot be selected if it
is already part of an existing array.
Select a different disk.
There are no empty disks
available or the disks have
not been initialized
A disk with a legacy state can be
initialized, if desired, but it is no
longer legacy (initialization adds
information to the disk).
Install additional disks.
Initialize the disks.
CAUTION: When a disk is initialized, all data on the disk is lost. The disk assigned as the
global spare has failed or is
See Section 11.5.1, Troubleshooting
Disks, on page 139.