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best way... larger C:\ drive on 1600 ?

George Quist
Frequent Advisor

best way... larger C:\ drive on 1600 ?

Looking for a sugggestion on how to move my NT operating system off a pair of 4gb drives in a mirror set to a pair of 18gb drives. the server is a prolinat 1600 dual pii 450 and has a Smart 3200 raid controller. Can I just "break" the mirror set and migrate to larger drives.. procedure to do this ?
thanks,
George Quist
George_Quist@Maxtor.com
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Terry Hutchings
Honored Contributor

Re: best way... larger C:\ drive on 1600 ?

The only way you can break the array will result in data loss. The easiest way to migrate to larger drives (eg. 18.2 GB) would be to bring the server down, pull one of the drives out of the mirror, put the replacement (larger drive) in and select the option during post to rebuild.

This will not give you the option of making "C" larger though. You may be able to do this through the use of something similar to partition/server magic or something similar, but having a system partition over 4 GB in NT4 may give you problems.
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