Re: Running off SCSI harddisk, adding an IDE

Joe Claborn ( )
Fri, 27 Jun 1997 14:11:23 -0500

We started down the same route and our hardware guru said that the IDE
drive would have to be the boot drive - so I ordered a SCSI instead.

>Tomorrow, during a maintenance shutdown, I'll be adding a large IDE
>harddrive to a WinNT system.
>Sofar this system has only run off SCSI harddrives. The boot device is
>also on the SCSI drives. That's the way I want it to be.
>Now I was wondering... what will the IDE drive do with to the system?
>Will it claim to be the first drive, and therefore force the system to
>boot from it? Will I need a work-around for this, or won't I see any
>problems, and will my present bootdrive stay the bootdrive?

Joe Claborn
"Grace Happens"