RE: Thank heavens for mirrored drives?

Steve Mills ( )
Thu, 19 Jun 1997 18:14:30 -0500

On Thursday, June 19, 1997 3:21 PM, Richard Fink wrote:
> Steve,
> Did you have to change the boot.ini or any other file in any way to get
> this to boot up ?
> -Ric
> At 09:16 6/18/97 -0500, you wrote:
> >This morning I was awakened by my beeper telling me that one of our
> >machines was hosed. A drive that had shown no signs of weakness had
> >away (RIP). It turned out to be the boot drive.
> >
> >After resisting the costs of setting up a RAID 1 system for some time,
> >took the plunge about 6 months ago and installed 2nd drives in our
> >machines. We used the standard NT disk mirroring, since RAID 1 seems to
> >introduce very little overhead.
> >
> >Anyway, it was a simple matter to pull the bad drive, change the ID and
> >termination on the other drive and reboot. We were up in less than an
> >including diagnostics etc.
> >

Surprisingly, not a change. I guess the boot.ini was pointing to C: and
when I removed the old drive and reset the former D: to Id0 it was happy.

I never had to do this procedure before, so I'm glad it went so well.