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Old 12-22-2002, 10:59 AM   #1
Registered: Jul 2002
Location: cape coral, fl
Distribution: Gentoo 1.4_rc2
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Question raid quandery

setup 2x30gigs on 0 raid on a Promise FastTrack onboard controller if you need anymore hardware info just ask ill be happy to provide it
well.... my friends windows install was acting pretty gay so i pulled his HD out of his box and put it in my system to backup his files so he wouldnt lose anything. after we put it in my box i booted the beast up and he started messing with the boot.ini on my windows dirve=raid now when i boot up i get a black screen no windows loading logo. i can get to the F8 safemode menu but now of the options seem to get me anywhere. so i was like eh! so i took my linux box's harddrive out and put it in my system and booted it up and configed and the devices and stuff then i mounted his windows partitions and copyed his files to my linux drive i got all that doen nice and fiine. but.... is there a way to backup or somehow access my raid in linux without loosing any data i just wanna edit the boot.ini back to what it was before he add a few tags and i just need to remove them. so is there anyone out there that can give me some help i NEED HELP!!!!! i cannot format my raid or loose any data i need every since peice of date off my raid cannot loose thanx for any input

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