Creating a new RAID set on Saturday Dec 11 with 4 new disks. (after I clean up some VPD nightmares from an earlier thread)
Each raid set needs their own hot spare, right? Or can two raid sets in the same expansion unit use the same hot spare? Because the other raid set in that unit does have hot spare.
Due to financial considerations the new hot spare wasn't ordered until today (12/1). If it doesn't come in before 12/11 I'll have to add it later. Is that an issue?

9009-42A
ESLS expansion unit
All the drive types are listed below

And where is the decoder which tells us what the three digit code after the disk model means?
5B11-101
5B11-105
5B11-109
Based on the current situation I'm going with
5B11-101 = Hot spare
5B11-105 = Non configured
5B11-109 = Raid 5 with hot spare
But that's only a WAG based on the current setup.

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