[pcductape] Re: Mirroring hdd's

  • From: trapper <trapper@xxxxxxx>
  • To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 06 Dec 2004 19:02:01 -0800

Let me see if I understand all this..
A mirrored hd is an exact duplicate of your original hd...  Complete with
every thing..mistakes  and all right?....right.
 If so then why all the fuss over Raid?



----- Original Message -----
From: "Bob Noble" <bnoble@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, December 06, 2004 7:04 PM
Subject: [pcductape] Re: Mirroring hdd's


> Good point Sandi,
> You will likely have to make a driver diskette from your motherboard cd.
> When you install xp, near the beginning, you will get a chance to install
> this by pressing f6 at the appropreate time. If will say this at the
bottom
> of the install screen and you will have to press f6. It is timed, so be
> quick. This also means your computer better have a floppy drive. As Sandi
> says, you will need to read the motherboard manual before starting all
this.
> :O) I don't know if you can install this driver from a cd or not. The
board
> I used said to use a diskette.
>
> Bob Noble
> www.sonic.net/bnoble
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Huntress" <sanneumann@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, December 06, 2004 6:07 PM
> Subject: [pcductape] Re: Mirroring hdd's
>
>
> Just make sure the BIOS is set to boot from the RAID and if you get any
> floppies with drivers, install them during the beginning of the XP
> installation.  The drivers will be for the RAID controller on the
> motherboard.  You're going to have to read the motherboard manual from
front
> to back to find out how to set up an array.
>
> Sandi
>
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