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by Roguedog
Fri Mar 24, 2006 5:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are there any RAID experts in the house?
Replies: 16
Views: 2992

I agree with Ghostrider in that I don't want my OS as part of a RAID setup. I have the onboard Promise IDE RAID and Love it, though it is limited to just 2 drives in a stripped array. I set the Swapfile and temp dir to the array drive. My Suggestion would be to use your current drive or go get a 40 ...
by Roguedog
Fri Mar 24, 2006 5:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is it Possible to Repair a Windows Xp Installation using a S
Replies: 10
Views: 2123

Thanks Siginet. I dove a little futher into the Windows Power Packer help file after what you said about the winnt.sif file and found this; 2A. "Unattended" Verses "User Attended" This is a pretty important section. If you choose "User Attended" you can not add driverpacks. "User Attended is mainly ...
by Roguedog
Thu Mar 23, 2006 11:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are there any RAID experts in the house?
Replies: 16
Views: 2992

Q. Any idea how much improvement in speed performance I would get with these three drives on a RAID5 compared to 2 drives on a RAID0 setup? A. 2 drives at Raid 0 would always give the best performance vs 3 drives at Raid 5 due to the overhead of calculating parity data on Raid 5. I looked up the rai...
by Roguedog
Thu Mar 23, 2006 9:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is it Possible to Repair a Windows Xp Installation using a S
Replies: 10
Views: 2123

Is it Possible to Repair a Windows Xp Installation using a S

I got a copy of Slipstreamed XP CD with BTS's drvrs and hotfixes. I installed this and all was fine. My installation got corrupted and I wanted to do the Setup Repair methode of restoring the files. Problem is this option (after pressing F8 on the License screen), "To repair the selected Windows XP ...