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Is it possible to install OS during RAID scrubbing?

One of our servers crashed a few days ago. I had to recreate the RAID container with the remaining disks. Currently the system is running the scrubbing process (screenshot below). I would like to know ...
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Intel Rapid Storage card seems to be holding my drives hostage under windows 2003

I have 6 drives connected to this controller in a Gigabyte ga-P55-ud4p motherboard, that until recently were a working SW raid under windows 2003. Someone decided to make an image of the machine ...
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sqlserver 2005 sp3 poor performance and scheduled job failing

When executing the Microsoft SQL Server 2005 best practices analyzer, I am getting some reported as follow: The Outdated system driver [C:\WINDOWS\system32\ntoskrnl.exe] of System that can cause ...
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IBM xSeries 226 RAID and windows server 2003 setup

I have an IBM xSeries 226 server and I am trying to set up windows 2003 from its original cd. servers specifications are 1 cpu 4 Gb ram 72X3 scsi disks. I dont know anything about servers this is my ...
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I have a 21TB array but only 16TB is visible from Windows

CONTROLLER Raid Controller: 3Ware 9650SE-24M8 Disks: 21 x 1TB RAID5 Stripe 64KB WINDOWS OS: Windows Server 2003 SP2 32x Disk: Dynamic 19557.44GB Volume: Capacity 15832.19GB I guess my array ...
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RAID problem maybe? Makes server unresponsive after an hour or so of uptime

After a complete failure of an IT person came to my client's office to upgrade the harddrives on a server (windows 2003 RC2), our server now is basically unusable. The machine will boot up but after ...
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What would cause a Windows 2003 Small Business Server to lose a month of data?

A customer we recently took over, suffered a catastrophic failure last week due to (what appears to be) hard drive failure, and possibly caused by a faulty power supply. (Take this time to laugh at ...
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Defragment an Exchange Volume

The Scenario: I use a dedicated volume (RAID volume) to store all of my data for my Exchange 2007 server. Today, out of curiosity, I decided to check up on how fragmented the files on this data ...
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How to detect undetected hard drive volume in Windows Server 2003

I have a Dell PowerEdge 2650 and I'm running Windows Server 2003. Here is some back ground on the hardware of this Dell PE 2650. I have 4 (not 5) 17GB RAID drives and has set up two containers. In ...
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How to tell if a HDD in a RAID array has failed?

How do you tell if a HDD in a hardware mirrored RAID has failed? Im running Windows Server 2003.
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How can I move a Windows 2003 install to a different logical drive on an HP Smart Array P400?

I have an HP DL380 with a Smart Array P400 (256MB version). Currently there is a 3 disk raid-5 array that Windows Server 2003 is installed on. I would like to move the (bootable) logical system drive ...
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Degraded RAID 5 volume not showing up in seperate host

We have a (very) old server with 3 x 9gb SCSI drives in a raid 5 configuration. After some power issues the server came back up with a degraded logical drive according to the cards bios. The card ...
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How do I stop bad block errors in the event viewer when the RAID software reports no errors?

Our Dell PowerEdge 2950 server has 4 SAS disks in a RAID 5 array on a Dell PERC 6/i SCSI card. We are running Windows 2003 SBS R2 - 32 bit. SP2. The device, \Device\Harddisk0, has a bad block. ...