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SmartStart re-install (preserving RAID data)

SmartStart re-install (preserving RAID data)

I have a Server which has an OS configured on RAID 1 (Parallel SCSI Array A) and Data on RAID5  (Parallel SCSI Array B) on a 6400 controller that I need to rebuild with a different OS.

 

If I use SmartStart is there an option to ignore the RAID5 and install OS on the RAID1 so to preserve our Data?

 

Thanks

2 REPLIES
kkpro
Regular Advisor

Re: SmartStart re-install (preserving RAID data)

Hello,

 

At least old Smart Starts had this option. There you could choose between format all partitions and format only boot partition.

Re: SmartStart re-install (preserving RAID data)

Partitions or logical drives?

 

My C:, D: are assigned to Array A

 

E: is assigned Array B and RAID 5

 

So both are separate entities and I'm not fussed about wiping C and D

 

I might just replace the 36GB x 2 with 72GBx2 and install onto these