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Raid Setup, 2 Hard drives - one shows in explorer

I got a new pc delivered to me and I go to start up the PC using a raid configuration. I then go to are you happy with these settingsand I select yes. Later on, I then notice that one of the hard ...
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Switch HDD mode from RAID to IDE [closed]

I made an ghost of 2 drives that were installed as raid 0 I made a ghost to one big drive. Now in the bios, the big drive can only run in raid0 modus. Is there a easy way so I can run this drive as ...
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45 views

Disable RAID Controller at BOOT and Partition Each Disk

I have some decent HP Proliants server that come with "HP Smart Array P410i Controller" enabled, I am using these boxes to set up a Hadoop cluster and I know, RAID is for sure a no-no for Hadoop since ...
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1answer
44 views

Bios Raid and Windows that wants to format them

I shutdown my PC improperly by holding down the power button. Now Windows sees 2 HDD's with a RAW filesystem instead of my RAID. After the fast shutdown my raid went though the "Verify" stage with 0 ...
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1answer
241 views

How to configure raid on Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3

I am trying to setup RAID 0 in the BIOS of my motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3. I have enabled RAID in the BIOS SATA mode, and I get the option to hit Ctrl+F to enter RAID option ROM utility. When I ...
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485 views

How to enable Samsung EVO 840 mSATA SSD Self Encrypting Drive with Intel RST RAID 0

I have an MSI GT60-2OD (Haswell MB, UEFI enabled w/o CSM) with 3 Samsung EVO 840 mSATA SSD drives in RAID 0 mode (Intel RST AHCI RAID Controller Miniport aka Intel(R) Mobile Express Chipset SATA RAID ...
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120 views

How to configure RAID 1 on Intel Rapid Storage, and partitioning design

I would like guidance on setting up a RAID 1 system from BIOS with Intel Rapid Storage. System details: I have Click BIOS II running on a MSI motherboard (Z77A-G43). I also have 2 x 2TB hard drives. ...
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48 views

Recovery of RAID1 After converted to AHCI

I recently made a machine for my brother with a 500 GB solid-state for the OS (Win8) and two 1-terabyte hard disks in a mirrored RAID for separate file storage. A few weeks ago having the mirrored ...
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52 views

Dell Studio Slim 540s JBOD RAID

I'm working on a Dell Studio 540s that has dual 750GB drives in what appears to be a JBOD configuration. The computer reports "Missing operating system" at boot. The BIOS appeared to have been ...
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1answer
90 views

Why is BIOS switching from IDE to RAID mode?

Acer Aspire M3203. BIOS will randomly default HDD interface to RAID mode and fail to boot Windows 7, claiming there is no RAID array defined and, subsequently, "no boot device." If I go into BIOS and ...
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79 views

Configure raid in a HP SleekBook 14

I´m trying to reinstall in my machine Windows 8, i deleted in bios option the raid partition. But I want to reconfigure, I set the size of raid partition but it didn´t come bigger thant 60 gb. ...
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348 views

How to enlarge RAID5 array with MegaRAID WebBIOS?

I'm a little confused with RAID5. I created a RAID5 array group from WebBIOS with 6 drives. Then created an XFS partition on this RAID5 drive. How can I enlarge the RAID5 without losing data? In ...
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1answer
468 views

ASUS P5B Plus motherboard - no any drives found - how to restore RAID array?

We have a small server machine with an ASUS P5B Plus motherboard and 4 SATA HDDs. The HDDs were configured in a RAID10 array. Up until now, everything worked fine, but now the system doesn't recognize ...
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119 views

Lenovo BIOS logo prevents Dawicontrol RAID controller BIOS utility to show

I just ran into a really odd problem. I recently installed a Dawicontrol DC300e RAID controller on my Windows 7 64-bit Lenovo H520s desktop. In order to set up the RAID groups, I need to enter the ...
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2answers
210 views

What's the difference between an OROM driver and a “regular” driver?

What's the difference between an OROM driver ("option-ROM") and a "regular" Windows-level driver? I see a lot of chatter amidst the BIOS-modding community about OROM drivers (modules?) and ...
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1answer
35 views

“Boot from CD” waits for ever?

THE PAST I have a Windows 2003 system that for a long time has had a CD drive with a non-bootable CD stuck in it (it's really stuck - the paperclip trick does not work) The boot sequence included ...
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82 views

Adaptec ASR-7805 bios password

I would like to set the password for Adaptec ASR-7805 BIOS utility, which you access by pressing CTRL+A, right when the system boots, in order to prevent possibility of unauthorized access for ...
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Can a “Software raid” be set up to be read as a native bios “fakeraid”?

I was wondering if there is any means or software that is capable of drawing up a raid, through a software method, in which I can stuff into a machine. to install windows on. I only have 2 drives I ...
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1k views

Disable RAID to JBOD in server IBM x3400 M2

Hi I just wanna disable the default RAID in my server IBM System X3400 M2 Server(7837-24X),i have 3 disk drives SAS. I want to make them a JBOD "Just a Bunch Of Disks", because I want to install in ...
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1answer
572 views

SATA RAID Mode - 2 Disks in RAID0 and 1 Disk RAID0 alone

I have this box of mine that I use mostly for VMs for my Windows LAB Practices while I am preparing myself for Windows certifications. It has Win7 with VMware workstation. I have 1 HDD on which I run ...
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1answer
134 views

New BIOS image for RAID controller? [closed]

We have a LPCBX520-A2 (S/N: P382211207) RAID controller which I (think) is an LSI Logic MegaRAID 320-1 that has corrupt firmware. I need a new BIOS image to flash back onto it. Is this something you ...
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3answers
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Windows won't start after changing SATA controller mode to RAID in BIOS (Intel X79 GA-X79-UD3)

This seems like a question asked a dozen times, so I've already read and tried many solutions. None of them have worked until now. I installed a fresh Windows 7 x64 on my new computer, on a Gigabyte ...
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Unable to enter RAID BIOS on X79 chipset

I have got Gigabyte GZ-X79-UD5 motherboard. It is an Intel X79 motherboard with integrated RAID controller and additinal external RAID controller. This is the first time I want to setup RAID in my ...
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How to reinstall the Intel Matrix Storage Manager option ROM

I have a Dell Precision R5400 rack mount computer. It originally came with a the Intel Matrix Storage Manager option ROM installed. But then we decided to remove the RAID drives and replace them with ...
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1answer
718 views

Can Adaptec's MaxCache and/or LSI's CacheCade SSD Caching solutions be set up from the BIOS alone?

Context: I'm speccing out a server for work, and one of the requirements is that it will have a bunch of SATA HDDs RAID 5-ed together. We need some sort of SSD caching solution for high performance, ...
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Which SATA operation mode for SATA III SSD in laptop?

Which is the best setting in BIOS for SATA operation mode for a laptop to connect SATA III based fast SSD drive, and why? ATA AHCI RAID On (Intel Rapid Storage) There will be no RAID set in system ...
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1answer
513 views

Asus M2NSLI Deluxe dedicated SATA RAID1 port?

having a few problems with my mobo. There are 6 standard ports and 1 dedicated sata port for raid1 (or so manual says) I've gone through the BIOS and searched google but can't find any useful info :( ...
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574 views

Raid recovery in gigabyte GA-8I945 Pro

This was a working machine until a few days ago. And now it won't boot into the OS, during startup if makes clicking sounds (I think from one of the drives). Installed OS: Windows 2003 Web edition ...
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1answer
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Momentary loss of RAID makes Windows 7 lose user accounts stored therein

I have a AMD Phenom x3 chip in a ASUS M4A89GTD PRO motherboard. The Mobo's bios lets me select 3 cores or 4 cores among 8 stored profiles. I recently set the profile (I call 200NoHybridSSD) to ...
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197 views

RAID Hard drive partition from one motherbord to another?

I had ASUS P5K3 Deluxe/WiFi-AP which was working for 4 years. Yesturday it burned out... literaly with smoke and fire... So I plan on getting DFI LanParty LT X48-T3RS (Intel X48, DDR3) as a ...
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Ubuntu + Raid on HP proliant DL 160 G6

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 8.04 Server on an HP Proliant DL160 G6. The HP hardware is certified by Ubuntu for the 9.04 version, which I can't install due to company policy. The problem is that ...
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Corrupted the System partition on RAID configuration after a BIOS update, how do I recover data?

Problem: After an ASUS BIOS update to improve stability for 45 nm quad-core processors. On the next reboot, got the Windows Loading screen, and then a blue screen. Rebooted again, another blue ...
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How can I set up RAID 0 on a ASUS P5QL PRO motherboard?

I've got a computer with a motherboard which has the following text as product information on the invoice: Asus P5QL Pro Sockel 775 Intel P43 max. 8GB DDR2-1066 ATX 1xPCI-E 16x 3xPCI ...
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Why won't my RAID adapter initialize correctly when my server boots up?

Server hardware CPU: Intel Pentium 4 w/ HyperThreading, 3.0GHz, 800MHz FSB, 1MB L2 Cache Motherboard: ASUS P5MT-M, Rev 1.03, BIOS version 0310 RAM: four sticks, each one is Corsair 2GB PC2-5300 ...