MCS (IBM X345, 2 hard drives ) can't boot after switching hard drives

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Feb 24th, 2007

I have installed Unity on MCS(IBM X345, 2 hard drives) W/RAID 0+1.

After I switched hard drives( HD0-->slot1, HD1-->slot0), power on, it shows "... reconfigure...." choose " set as vendor default"

Problem: OS can't boot up.

Any suggestion for that? I do believe it is array/hard drive setup issue.


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mchandak Sat, 02/24/2007 - 07:02

swapping drives on the same server is never a good idea. If you re-configured it to vendor Default, then the RIAD has been rebuilt from scratch and therefore you must have lost all the content. When you want to replace a drive, you should only remove one at a time, and never swap/change both the drives at the same time.

master001 Sun, 02/25/2007 - 22:56

Thanks again mchandak, you are very helpful.

Problem fixed. Fortunately I didn't rebuild the RAID,I just placed back the HDDs and copy the info. to RAID. HDDs was recognized and OS is running.


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