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How can I restore RAID 0 on my DELL laptop?

I have been formating my dell laptop for quite a while, I bought it back in 2012, with one year warranty, it ended last august, but I think since the moment I formatted it to windows 8.1 I probably ...
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Fedora 20 stopped booting after migrating to RAID array

I have decided to migrate my working Fedora 20 installation onto RAID-1 software array. After this operation, I have a problem with booting my system. Background My machine is MacBook Pro (Early ...
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Booting EFI disks in BIOS system

I have a Debian-based system with three drives in it. All three drives have the following partition layout: Model: ATA ST4000DM000-1F21 (scsi) Disk /dev/sda: 4001GB Sector size (logical/physical): ...
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Ubuntu boot through failed RAID

I have a large media partition as a separate RAID5 on my Ubuntu server. The server is not easily accessible, so I need it to continue the boot process in all but the most dire circumstances. Right ...
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F17 dracut boot fail error, RAID array involved

I have problem booting up my colleague's desktop machine. The problem is that, on boot the machine throwing the following error. dracut Warning: Unable to process initqueue dracut Warning: ...
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Arch Linux Live CD Fails to boot on Dell PowerEdge

one of my friends is trying to run a Minecraft server off of his old Dell PowerEdge server and wanted to get rid of Windows Server 2003 in favor of Arch Linux. After he burned a CD he was able to get ...
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Booting Windows 8 off of a 4TB RAID0 drive?

Well, I have a problem and I have been working on fixing it for the past few days, but I am at a loss. So, I am trying to setup a 4TB RAID0 drive and have Windows 8 boot off of it. I know that a GPT ...
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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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CentOS - Software raid - Kernel not booting - initrd?

Centos 5.9 64 bit on Raid 1 using mdadm. We have been trying for almost 2 days now to get this back going and have exhausted the resources and our minds on it, I would be glad if somone would point ...
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U410 windows 7 recovery or installation

I've purchased a U410 4376 2BU. Recently while Windows was booting it suddenly stopped and I turned off the laptop. Then Windows never started again. I'm managed to boot from a USB drive with the ...
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“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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Boot Drive Redundancy

I run a video game store and I have two cash register's. Recently I have been having problems with SDD's failing, and since it costs me money whenever a register is down, I would like to implement a ...
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WinXP Raid 1 Failure Boot Issue

Here's my problem. I have a computer that was set up with RAID1, 2 HDDs and had a failure to one from some power surge issues. If attempting to boot each drive on their own: - The HDD in Port0 is bad ...
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Switching from RAID to AHCI with Windows 8

Many tutorials explaining how to change from one mode to the other. Usually it revolves around these instructions: Change: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Msahci Start to 0 ...
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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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How to move partition with Users to a new SATA controller?

Our current situation: X79 chipset. Windows 7 installed on SATA SSD running on Marvell controller. C:\Users contains just Public and computer-name folders, all the other users are created in E:\Users. ...
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How to figure out boot disk from bcdedit?

I have Windows Server 2008 R2 software mirror. I boot from volume c:. When i use: bcdedit I can see 3 different "Windows Boot Loader" entries with "device partition=C:". How can I figure out ...
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Prevent Windows 2003 blue screen upon boot after changing to RAID?

Here's what's happening. I havent been using hardware RAID on my motherboard, but since I got new disks today I changed from normal SATA to RAID and rebooted. I set up the RAID, three disks, one of ...
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Intel DX79SI won't work with RAID-1

I built a brand new system, that has an Intel DX79SI mainboard, 16 GB DDR3 (four fours), nvidia geforce gtx 470 (from older system), coolermaster 700w psu from older system, intel core i7 3820, latest ...
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Booting Ubuntu with a RAID-1 Boot Failure

I'm planning on picking up 2 SSD cards for my file server and installing Ubuntu on them using softRAID-1. I will not be keeping a hot spare, so I want to make sure that, if one drive fails, I can ...
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Why wont my computer boot from the logical raid volume while installing Windows 7

I have new computer I built the motherboard is an ASUS Sabertooth 990FX. The motherboard has UEFI instead of normal BIOS. The problem I have is when I try to install Windows 7 with my motherboards ...
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How to boot from an IDE Drive on a new Mobo

I currently have a desktop with a mobo that has no IDE slots and i'm trying to boot from an old IDE 32Gb HDD. So i bought myself a PCI Express card that allows the interface and i was able to access ...
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Adaptec 3805 does not post with drives connected

I'm experiencing an issue with an Adaptec RAID 3805 controller. When booting the machine, if drives are connected to the card the boot process freezes after the controller starts but before it posts. ...
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Computer hangs at boot screen with new RAID card

I am trying to build a new server around a Biostar TH61 motherboard and an Adaptec 6405E RAID controller card. The machine booted fine from USB before the RAID card and drives were installed. After ...
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Windows 7 not booting after failed SRT (SSD caching) install

This is a fairly new computer, only about a month old. i7 2700k, z68 motherboard, with a 1.5tb WD black HD, and a 128gb crucial M4 ssd. I followed the instructions for setting up ssd caching, the ...
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Windows 7 Will not boot from SSD when other Controller has raid enabled

I have recently put together a new high-end gaming / work PC. The relevant hardware items for this problem are as follows: 1 x ASUS Maximus IV Extreme-Z Intel Motherboard 2 x Western Digital Caviar ...
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New SSD (Corsair) takes 1-2 minutes before it's found after first boot

My new SSD Corsair CSSD-F60 actually works - using it for boot and system disk (Windows 7 64-bit). But when first (cold-) booting the PC it's not properly found by BIOS and Intel ICH9R Controller. The ...
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Windows 7 took over my computer?

Yesterday, I had RAID installed on my computer with Windows 7. I deleted the RAID so it would wipe both drives, and then installed Ubunutu on the first HD. Today, I went into Ubuntu, used Gparted to ...
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VIA VT6421A RAID controller on MSI KT4V motherboard not bootable [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Booting From VIA VT6421A Based PCI SATA Card I'd like to upgrade my old PC. My setup: Motherboard: MSI KT4V (only supports IDE HDDs, no SATA) I installed a VIA ...
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Gigabyte GA-P55A-UD4P won't boot from USB drive with RAID enabled

I've got a Windows 7 installation image on my USB hard drive, which is set up to be bootable. I know it works because I've used it on several computers, and it works on the computer I'm trying to ...
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RAID1 on computer w 2 internal hard-disks

I would like to hear from people who configured a computer with these properties: 1) The computer has exactly 2 identical hard-disks, i.e. no additional internal hard-drives are available. There is ...
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How to make Windows XP boot from RAID0

My Situation I'm looking for suggestions regarding getting Windows XP to boot from a RAID0 partition. I've got XP running on an 80GB PATA drive and I've got two new 350GB SATA drives. If I Were a ...