All this is irre,klevant fora boot system mirror ; Here also cost counts. With a decent hardware RAID controller, rather than continually retrying, if it finds a bad drive it will knock it offline and carry on using the other one. If you want drive fault tolerance you need to do Raid 1 which is a mirror set. Flaming or offending other users Illegal activities: Please log in to reply.

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Dell T5400 Raid configuration

Sign up using Facebook. I was then able to reinstall Windows 7 and upgrade to 10 on a brand new pair of 1Tb disks. If anything fails the worst thing happening del, a manual boot into the second boot entry in the windows boot loader. I’ve forgotten my password. Hardware raid is always better than software raid though any raid is better than none on a server.

I was trying to order a Dell T workstation, the Dell rep claims I can’t configure it as follows Email Required, but never shown.

No, create an account now. Dell T Windows 10 driver Fri Dec 30, There is no option available on that software to create a volume — or ultimately to set up a RAID 1 system, which is what I’m really trying to achieve.


Define the content of the pm-notification here. Go to original post. Hardware raid is done via the onboard raid controller.

I basically want an rxid copy of the current drive ready all the time in case the current one fails which I can basically either plug in or have already plugged in. Post as a guest Name. Any other suggestionsm tips, tricks and experience on known problems etc.

You’ll want swappable drive bays to support the hot-swap feature.

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When I bought this computer I had no idea that it might be a server. Save the money for something else. Dell T Windows 10 driver Fri Dec 30, 1: Ask a question and give support.

New Mexico Local time: Thank you all for such an overwhleming response.

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Super User works best with JavaScript enabled. What makes it worse is when you think you are making progress and the raid function takes over and wipes the drives again of all that you have gained.


I set this computer up myself back in and I don’t remember exactly how it went but I think there are options during the Windows install for eell drive configuration where you can set it up with no raid. Started by cablemanNov 02 And now another xell Please turn JavaScript back on and reload this page.

Also the risk of it not booting raic the second disc is real, and for a boot system mirror it is very relevant as the PC may no longer boot. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.

Windows should detect these and allow you to set them up. Already have an account?