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I have a problem, I obtained a new server with 4 hard drives (2 500 gig, 2 two TB), and an adeptec RAID card.

I arranged them in two arrays with RAID 1 (500 gigs together as primary and the 2 TB drives for lots of data).

When both arrays are configured, the server hangs while booting at message "Verifying DMI Pool", however if I remove the second array from the configuration the server boots fine.

I have checked they are both on different channels, I have disabled all other peripherals from the boot menu and ensured the hard drive is #1. I have booted into the linux rescue mode and checked that it is reading both arrays fine.

What else could be causing these problems?

Thanks

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First, update motherboard BIOS and Adaptec firmware.

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and if that doesn't work then I would? –  Ling Feb 3 '11 at 2:45
    
Сontact tech support Adaptec. –  alvosu Feb 3 '11 at 4:53

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