As mentioned it is working fine on the sister server that is IDENTICLE in
hardware, firmware and software.
I carried out the same steps when doing both servers.
After I mirrored the servers all seemed fine and both mirrors on both drives
After reboot the size of the system partition on disk1 had increased from
1024Mb to 1028Mb and the data partition on disk1 had changed to unformatted
No errors were listed in the event viewer.
Yet the other server has been working fine.
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From: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Friday, 14 August 1998 23:28
Subject: Re: NT Drive Mirroring
>A mirror is exactly the same size as the master except for some allocation
>bytes that are required during the mirror phase. I'm a bit confused how
>you want to mirror the information?
>NT System Partition (disk0) -> Partition (disk1)
>Data Partition (disk1) -> Data Partition (disk0)
>Is this correct?
>Systems Engineer - Huber & Associates, Inc.
>Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
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>cc: (bcc: Mitch Wagers/Huber & Associates)
>Subject: NT Drive Mirroring
>I have a NT4SP3 server with 2x 4.5Gb UW SCSI drives.
>I want to mirror the drives using NTdisk admin and NTFS.
>I created a 1Gb(1024MB) NT partition for the system and then a 3.5Gb DATA
>I then tried to create a mirror and the NT partition on the second drive
>after the mirror went to 1028Mb.
>This has now made it impossible to mirror the DATA as the size of the
>drive is smaller than the first.
>I had another server setup EXACTLY the same way and I hads no problem with
>the mirroring of both drives.
>The second server had the same hardware brands for everything.
>Why is this so
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