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Install runs, system boots. The time now is November 17th, 9. I have lost hard disks in laptops in the past, but thankfully with my automagic backups, it is just a matter of sticking in a new drive, restoring an image and letting the “automagic” do its stuff. When I returned the corrected disk to the M, it automatically rebuilt the raid. CarlL , Jul 13,

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In addition, you could also connect Dell support for further help.

Dell Precision M

Office Office Exchange Server. Log in or Sign up. See if Windows boots. This changed the behavior somewhat. Windows 7 IT Pro.

November 15th, 6. I could try that How do I correctly configure Windows 7 and the Intel controller to understand that my RAID 1 configuration is comprised of the two solid state drives and alleviate the severe latency issues with StorPort. Forgive my ignorance, but it seems like we’ve thrown the baby out with the bath water having this one boot partition to rely on–aka a single point of failure. Wilreless network, sound, working, even proprietary video driver after checking for device driver updates.


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If I boot from the Ubuntu install CD, and select “boot from first hard drive”. RAID 1 is the factory default system configuration. Perhaps a drivers product team member can provide some insight? Make sure you back up your drives!

Installing from with LiveCD environment, install claimed to succeed with this partitioning, then on restart it said it could not find the root environment; installing when booting from CD, install failed as before, but now GRUB j6400 to start but immediately produces an “Error 15” message.

However, if it does boot in AHCI mode, if you have any Ultrabook related software installed, they may stop working properly.

Sign in to vote. Please remember to dsll the replies as answers if they help. An external monitor can be connected through DisplayPort, and with the optional docking station you can even run an additional monitor.

Are you experiencing performance problems now? Create a small partition ext3 or ext4 on one of the HDs.

November 17th, 9. November 16th, 8. The drives are less than a month old, so this is around the time I would expect failures to occur.

Not an IT pro? The argument against RAID 0 — for those concerned with points of failure — is that if either drive fails, you lose all your data. Thanks in advance for your help. Hardware Components and Aftermarket Upgrades.


All this using the alternative install CD, delll Remove From My Forums. I love it when a system works like it is supposed to!

M6400 Raid Drive Failure

Tuesday, December 13, 8: I checked with Dell and this is the Master drive that is under the battery. The M also makes light work of manipulating large 3D dll and this is down to the powerful 1GB graphics chip, which is one of the reasons for the giant power supply as it literally eats electricity. The desktop class features continue with the storage options as the M offers full RAID support, and can accommodate two hard drives without having to sacrifice the slot load DVD burner.