[SATLUG] help with rocketraid 2300

Jeremy Mann jeremymann at gmail.com
Mon Sep 22 10:49:53 CDT 2008

On Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 10:43 AM, Todd W. Bucy <toddwbucy at grandecom.net> wrote:
> I am in the midst of shuffling hardrives around between boxes.  I had
> two WD 320 gig drives on a rocketraid 2300 which were ued with two other
> 2d 320 gig drives on my mobo.  the 4 drives are raided together as a
> raid 5. I know that its an odd setup but it was working with no problems
> before I started the harddrive shuffle. (its a new dance craze) I now
> need to remove the rocketraid card and use it in another box however I
> need to keep the two 320 gig drives in the same box. after backing up my
> data i went into the Rocket raid bios and double checked the setup of
> both drives were recognized and labled as being legacy (they were not
> initialized). After shuting down I removed the card and attached the two
> drives to the mobo.  Upon booting however my mobo bios sees  the two
> drives however they are not identified and the both register as having 0
> mb 0 cylenders, 0 heads, ect.
> my questions has anyone seen this before?  is it possible to fix this?
> or are these two drive forever paired with this card?

Todd, how old is your mobo? You may need to flash the BIOS to support
drives that large.

Jeremy Mann
jeremy at biochem.uthscsa.edu

University of Texas Health Science Center
Bioinformatics Core Facility
Phone: (210) 567-2672

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