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Windows 7: new SUPER COMPUTER 18TB Raid0 array (6 x 3TB) partitionned BUT Can't f

19 Jun 2012   #1
pib00

win 7 x64 ultimate
 
 
new SUPER COMPUTER 18TB Raid0 array (6 x 3TB) partitionned BUT Can't f

Hi there.

Built a "super computer" with all the bells and whistles, did raid0 array OK installed win7 ultimate on ssd 120GB drive.

went to drive management found raid array, partitionnedit as 1 18TB drive without problem BUT when i tried to format it (quick since i suspect it may take days) and iwin sais failled to format drive.

i will try to make a Loooong format and see what happens.

PIB00.


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19 Jun 2012   #2
bobkn

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pib00 View Post
Hi there.

Built a "super computer" with all the bells and whistles, did raid0 array OK installed win7 ultimate on ssd 120GB drive.

went to drive management found raid array, partitionnedit as 1 18TB drive without problem BUT when i tried to format it (quick since i suspect it may take days) and iwin sais failled to format drive.

i will try to make a Loooong format and see what happens.

PIB00.
Did you set it up as GPT (rather than MBR)? That's required for drives (and arrays) larger than 2TB.

GUID Partition Table - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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24 Jun 2012   #3
pib00

win 7 x64 ultimate
 
 

Hi there.

It is GPT, and the Looong format also failled...


Any RAID experts out there?


PIB00
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