[Chugalug] Continueing mess with ServeRaid. I5

Meds Mail med at hophoto.com
Fri Dec 21 01:49:59 UTC 2012


On to Ubuntu and more scotch   It seems to like that ok so far it didn't like suse 

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On Dec 20, 2012, at 4:26 PM, Dave Brockman <dave at brockmans.com> wrote:

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> On 12/20/2012 4:19 PM, Med Dement wrote:
>> whew I would have to relearn my brain.
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> Jim said:
>>> how large is the boot partition & the drives ? Sounds like
>>> Windows 2003 Server was able to talk to the controller and do the
>>> install maybe the partition is larger than it can handle ?
>>> 
> 
> 
> 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 <
> 2TB boot volume to install Server 2003 on, then carve out another
> larger partition (using GPT) as a non-booting data partition.
> 
> And/or run some kind of hardware stress test on RAM and video.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> dtb
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