• Server OS failure need to configure 2nd disk RAID 1

    the server had an os fauilure and i would like to build it on the first disk and add the second disk later but configure them both to be Raid 1. Is that possible

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  • Intel Matrix Storage Manager

    Will I loose data if I go to mirrored/RAID drives? I bought a HP e9180f with Vista 64 pre-installed on a 1T drive. I have another 1T drive from my old machine. They play nice together (no hardware/software issues) and I would like to mirror them. But the Intel tool is inconsistent about telling me...

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  • How to rebuild RAID without obstructing data migration?

    I see why RAID rebuilds obstruct data migration. A RAID rebuild is NOT like backup and restore. The rebuild consumes resources, e.g. CPU etc. So if we have the RAID on a separate system (managed by its own CPU) then: Surely this allows a RAID rebuild without obstructing data migration? Do you...

    SearchStorageATE215 pointsBadges:
  • Half duplex vs full duplex

    Recently the application running on one of our clusters had problems when some of the servers had problems accessing the NFS storage. The analysis showed there to be a mismatch between the QFE interfaces and the network protocol. The QFEs were operating at half duplex while the network was...

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  • Logical Partition Windows Server 2003

    Hi I am using windows server 2003 standard edition,with three RAID DISKS and I created RAID 0,with capacity totalling to 408 GB,now I want to create a partition.I can't get it right, need help

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  • RAID 5 and three-way mirroring

    Our Spac solaris 10 box has only three disks (budge limitation), and they were configured with hardware RAID 1 (3-way). Obviously, the disk performance is going to suffer since both OS and DATA will live on the same mirrored disks, however, this part of disk configuration puzzles me even more: a...

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  • RAID 5 and disk capacity

    You mention that fewer than four disks (three) on RAID-5 isn't worth it. Why?

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  • x3400 ibm server linux install with raid 1

    i have X3400 IBM server, i just want to install (red hat 4 es) with RAID 1 , But when i configure raid 1 and boot with linux cd after booting when i press on manual partition error showing that no Hard disk was found. BUT in BIOS , IN controll A Utility Harddisk was shown. HOw i rectify this...

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  • installing a raid controller

    i have a server ml150 HP running windows 2003 that has a single hard drive. i want to intergrate a raid controller E200 smart array without loosing my data. i want to add two more hard drives. and configure raid 5.

    Chabzy10 pointsBadges:
  • Raid 5 How do I setup?

    I have a server with four drives and I want to install a raid 5 configuration Do i need to keep one disk at a different volume, not raid 5, to run the OS ?

    Cfhicks5 pointsBadges:
  • RAID 1 with 4 SATA II drives

    I have a M/B with an integrated nVidia SATA II RAID controller. The M/B died the other day leaving me in a pickle. In an act of desparation, I took the four SATA II drives out of the server and put them into another server with a similar nVidia SATA II RAID controller. To my surprise, it worked....

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  • Windows XP SP2 installation problem on Dell PowerEdge 2850 server

    When I try to install XP on the server, it seems like windows can't find any hard drive, so as soon as you press enter to setup, you don't see any disk to format whatsoever? Does anybody ever experienced this kind of problem, if so can you please give me a solution to this problem cause it really...

    Imsupport35 pointsBadges:
  • RAID stripe and cluster size configuration

    Does anyone know some way of testing/ tuning the best performance out of a DAS RAID. ie. Different Stripes and formatted clusters for the different types of raid.

    PaulRudge15 pointsBadges:
  • Data Dictionary Update

    We had an external raid fail that had plenty of data. We have since unmounted the raid. However, the data dictionary views are still seeing this drive and are therefore giving an error when trying to query the views. How can we update the data dictionary?????

    Tferri5 pointsBadges:
  • RAID 5 configuration on Dell PowerEdge 2800 hard disk failure

    Using DELL Poweredge 2800 with a Raid 5 configuration of 2 hard drives capacity 85GB Ultra 320 SCSI. Hard disks have been showing failure. I tried to bring the hard drives ONLINE by FORCE option provided in the utility manager to configure RAID and got the hard drives up but couldn't login to...

    ITKE352,565 pointsBadges:
  • VRAID vs RAID

    What are the basic differences between VRAID and RAID?

    Nagar5 pointsBadges:
  • RAID management with IBM System x3400

    hi iam new here and i have some questions to all of you who is working on RAID. 1. i have x3400 IBM SERVER and it has 2 disk with 74 GB each while installing with server cd the only availabel option raid 1 i selected that and after that i install w2k3 server standard editions now i want to make it...

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  • Adding an additonal Fibre channel card on XServe G5

    I have tape library that connects via fibre channel. When I set up the tape library, I've connected it to an open port on a QLogic fibre channel switch that had an XServer G5 and seven RAIDS. The tape library is running into speed and connection issues when the RAIDs are being hit with a lot of...

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  • Loading Windows Server 2003 – Raid 5 (3 X 500Gb Drives)

    Please forgive my ignorance, I usually deal in code and applications, servers and loading OS's onto them is like talking Klingon to me right now, but I'm learning. I was stupid enough to buy a Dell PowerEdge 800 server with 3 x 500Gb disks already installed (and configured) as a RAID 5. I could...

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  • Raid 0 Migrating – RAID mode in BIOS causes BSOD

    I have a Dell xps 420 that came with Vista 32 bit. I have switched over to Vista 64 bit (and as far as I can tell updated all my drivers). I want to run raid 0. I would like to use the Migrating feture and avoid having to do a fresh re-install. The issue I am having is every time I enable raid mode...

    Williamsson60 pointsBadges:

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