Client had a raid 0 and endedup doing a drive stripping. so his drive failed so all other drives failed . i need to turn it back to single drive but being i never use raid 0 i do not know how to do that. was able to turn off the raid system but i still dont know how to turn on single drive. please help me
You need to turn the raid back on and go into the raid utility. Once in the raid utility u should see a function to Break or Delete the raid group. Do this and then the drive should revert to a non-member disk and therefore a single drive. Once this is done u can turn the raid off again.
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The "Native IDE" mode causes the motherboard to "report" to the Operating System that the installed SATA drive is an IDE drive, rather than reporting "no IDE drives installed", and then requiring the Operating System to load a SATA device-driver to interface with the SATA drive.
Using RAID to "mirror" your hard-drive is a very-cool way to provide a "real-time" and "up-to-date" backup.
Should one of your drives suddenly "die", the other will continue to work, and you can buy another hard-drive, re-establish the "mirroring", and continue to work productively -- no fiddling with offline/stale backups.
This is good for you as well. It shows me & you that your board can handel 4 each DMA/ATA-133 (Ultra) IDE Hard drives/ CD/DVD drives IDE-1Primary & IDE-2 Primary Slave. Each can run 2 IDE drives. Also 4 each Serial ATA SATA's. Two separate SATA controllers with integrated PHYs, each supporting two drives in master mode. In your manual on pg.32 & 33 will help you to setup a RAID if you wish. Or you can also set the RAID to IDE which will allow you to use all your SATA hard disks as a single drive without setting up a RAID system. The site above supplies all your drivers needed & manual. If you need more help please let me know here.
well as far as i studies ur problem ur 1st problem myt b bios updating do it wid successfull results den another iz i guess jumper settings n may b ur sata cables have some problems too, just do a check on these things make ya jumpers auto i mean remove jumper...so it will be master automatically
n den let me know what happned!
Try getting into your BIOS (usually F2 key at first screen, could also be F10 or Del) and check if your hard drive is in RAID or IDE mode. SATA drives can be run in either. Although it is somewhat odd that a simple mem upgrade could case a raid problem.