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Making Your Array Bootable; Installing The Driver And An Operating System - Adaptec SAS/SATA/SCSI RAID Controllers Installation And User Manual

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Note:
In DAS environments, Adaptec Storage Manager uses the term logical drives when
referring to arrays (see
In this example, Adaptec Storage Manager has used thirteen equal-sized disk drives to
automatically create one logical drive with RAID 5 and a hot spare.
To exclude specific disk drives from the logical drive, specify a size for the logical drive, or
to make other changes to the configuration, click Modify logical devices.
Click Apply, then click Yes when prompted to confirm applying your new configuration.
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Adaptec Storage Manager builds the logical drive.
The configuration is saved on the Adaptec controller (as an "array", see
physical disk drives.
Partition and format your logical drive.
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The logical drive you created appears as a physical disk drive on your operating system.
You must partition and format these logical drives before you can use them to store data.
Close all windows, then click Reboot to restart your system.
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Remove the Adaptec Storage Manager Installation CD.
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For information on installing and using Adaptec Storage Manager as a full software
application, refer to the Adaptec Storage Manager User's Guide
online Help.
Continue with the following section.
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Making Your Array Bootable

Use the ACU to make the array bootable (see
Then continue with
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Creating Bootable Arrays on page
Installing the Driver and an Operating System on page
Chapter 6: Creating a Bootable Array
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