RE: Vista and Software-RAID (mirroring)
Are the drives showing up as Basic or Dynamic disks?
"Frank Loizzi" wrote:
> I'm using before a Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2 operating system
> with modified files to use the hidden mirroring feature. That worked for
> many years without problems. So I could create a mirror of two 200GB
> (ATA/IDE) hard disks as RAID 1. I installed a few days ago Windows Vista
> Business (64Bit) on a third hard disk, so the Windows XP Professional
> installation was over written, without unlocking the mirror on both 200GB
> hard disks. Now with Windows Vista I can't access the fully intact mirror. I
> also can't reactivate one of the hard disk drives. Both are online with no
> error symbol but with the single word "error" on the right hand information
> box. The only option I'm able to choose is to reactivate the drives but this
> does not work.
> Simple questions: Can Windows Vista Business (64Bit) handle mirror sets? Is
> there native support in the OS for creating and managing software mirrors
> like the 2003 servers can do it? How to access one of the drives content if
> recreating of the mirror fails or the mirror is removed?
> Frank Loizzi
> Dortmund, Germany