[SATLUG] help with rocketraid 2300

Todd W. Bucy toddwbucy at grandecom.net
Mon Sep 22 10:52:08 CDT 2008


On Mon, 2008-09-22 at 10:49 -0500, Jeremy Mann wrote:
> 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.

the mobo is only two years old, besides I mentioned that i had two other
wd 320 drives on my mobo that were configured as a raid 5 with the two
wd 320 drives on the rocket raid.  
Todd



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