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Continueing mess with ServeRaid. I5

From: Med Dement 
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well I have it loading windows.. 2003 and all looks good and right.. and =
it goes to reboot after install and we go through the raid card and all =
well .. then it goes to open windows.. and I get the windows.. server =
2003 screen.. and the bar right below gives me one bar and then black =
and reboot...  and again and again ... safe mode does the same ... and =
will not get a load up...

any ideas..??
I tried ubuntu and and suse and both were going to take a good 10 hours =
to load.. so something is for sure... set wrong.


Med Dement
med@hophoto.com




=============================================================== From: Jim Wells ------------------------------------------------------

=============================================================== From: Med Dement ------------------------------------------------------ there are 6 drives.. and I took the express installation on the Raid set = up.. ... whats your suggestion.. maybe I take and make one drive for = windows and raid the others.. or or..?? Med Dement med@hophoto.com and it goes to reboot after install and we go through the raid card and = all well .. then it goes to open windows.. and I get the windows.. = server 2003 screen.. and the bar right below gives me one bar and then = black and reboot... and again and again ... safe mode does the same ... = and will not get a load up... hours to load.. so something is for sure... set wrong.

=============================================================== From: Med Dement ------------------------------------------------------ whew I would have to relearn my brain. Med Dement med@hophoto.com and it goes to reboot after install and we go through the raid card and = all well .. then it goes to open windows.. and I get the windows.. = server 2003 screen.. and the bar right below gives me one bar and then = black and reboot... and again and again ... safe mode does the same ... = and will not get a load up... hours to load.. so something is for sure... set wrong.

=============================================================== From: Jim Wells ------------------------------------------------------ How about when you installed windows and created the partition did you use ALL the space one large partition ? if yes try making a 40GB just for the Windows OS install

=============================================================== From: Dave Brockman ------------------------------------------------------ -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Jim said: 2003 only supports > 2TB boot volume if the hardware supports EFI, and I think in 2003 terms that means Itanium. I don't think Windows got the EFI/GPT x64 boot code until Vista/2008 code. So you need to do an "advanced" disk partitioning, and carve out a

=============================================================== From: Meds Mail ------------------------------------------------------ On to Ubuntu and more scotch It seems to like that ok so far it didn't like suse Sent from my iPhone