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Old 09-04-2004, 11:39 AM   #1
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setting up md10 with 3 drives

hello all.. i am having a hard time getting this figured out. i have a soltek frn2-rl(nforce400 ultra) and i have 2 seagate 80 gig sata drives raided in a raid-0 setup for windows. i also have a 7.5 gig ata drive setup as slave on the ata belts. i am having problems getting the bootloader to work.. everything works fine except when i use lilo i get a error message saying that the ntldr is missing.. i restore that and lilo is gone...i believe lilo is setup on the wd ata drive..should i set it up on the sata raid drives?? bios settings for boot is hdd-0..hdd-1..cdrom tried different settings for that too and no go thanks guys
Old 09-05-2004, 06:16 AM   #2
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I have managed to get two hard drive working with Linux. This is what I had to do. Remember, when LInux installs for the very first time, it needs three primary partitions.


You can create more then one paritition as well, but I stuck with just three. If you are trying to do dual boot options for linux, please research this site for more info.
They have tons of threads regarding dual boot with Linux and Windows.

Once you get your Linux operating system established, you would like to add more drives. The command I would
into is called 'mount' and the two files under linux are /etc/mstab and /etc/fstab. You probably need to mount the
two extra drives once you get your Linux operating system established.

For lilo to work in dual boot and keep your current windows configuration, install windows first, then linux. Again,
look for info on this site for lilo to work correctly.


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