Info - Drive Indicator Patterns, DELL PowerEdge 1950/2950

Surprisingly took a bit to find in my Google Searching. So I figured I'd blog it and hopefully save someone else a few minutes with Google indexes this page.

This is the indicator light identified by the "heartbeat" symbol.

Table 1-3. Hard-Drive Indicator Patterns for RAID

ConditionDrive-Status Indicator Pattern
Identify drive/preparing for removalBlinks green two times per second.
Drive ready for insertion or removalOff
Drive predicted failureBlinks green, amber, and off.
Drive failedBlinks amber four times per second.
Drive rebuildingBlinks green slowly.
Drive onlineSteady green.
Rebuild abortedBlinks green three seconds, amber three seconds, and off six seconds.