Re-establishing a mirror

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Subject: Re-establishing a mirror
Posted by:  jmac955i (jmcdona…@trinitydatasolutions.com)
Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2006

Hello,

I have a mirrored hard drive that recently crashed.  The OS is Win 2000
Server.  The hard drives are IDE.  The drive that crashed was the primary 0.
I moved the good primary 1 to the primary 0 spot and installed the new drive
as primary 1.  I am not sure what to do to correctly setup a new mirror.
I believe that it was just a software mirror.  How do I determine this?
Does a hardware mirror require SCSI drives and a RAID controller??

1. What I see now in Disk management on the left side of the window is Disk
0, Dynamic, 57.27 GB Online.  To the right of that I see OS (C:) 29.29 GB
NTFS Failed Redundancy (System).  To the right of that I see Data (D:) 26.57
GB NTFS Failed Redundancy.  Both with the "mirrored stripe" above them.

2. Below that on the left I see Disk 1 Dynamic 128.00 GB Online.  To the
right of that I see 128.00 GB Unallocated.  The "unallocated" stripe above it.

3. Below that on the left I see Missing Dynamic 55.87 GB Offline.  To the
right of that I see OS (C:) 29.29 GB NTFS Failed Redundancy (System).  To the
right of that I see Data (D:) 26.57 GB NTFS Failed Redundancy.  Both with the
"mirrored stripe" above them.

I would like to use disk management to re-establish the mirror if possible,
no third party tools.

Thanks,

James

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