[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.



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