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By conrad.l.zaguirre ·
We have just purchased a new Citrix box with a 20 gig HD. We are running NT Tserver. We used to have the older Citrix 1.7 on a 5 gig HD. I took out the old HD and kept it separate just in case something goes wrong with my install I still have the older Citrix HD so my remote users can still connect and use our file servers. Now that I am completely positive that my new install is working fine, I’d like to use the extra 5 gig HD to increase our HD space but, every time I put in the OLD HD it boots to it instead of the newer HD with the newer programs. I've change the ARC PATHS but to no avail. Is there anything else I can do to get a hold of the OLD HD without reformatting it?

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by Charl In reply to Arc Path's Maybe?

If your drives are IDE drives, make sure you install the 5GB drive as a slave. You typically need to change a jumper on the drive for this (see manual). You could also make it the master on you second IDE controller, but this is commonly used for the CDRom drive, in which case you need to make either the CD a slave, or the 5GB hard drive. You could use CS (cable select, but then you have to be careful how you connect your drives on the cable. I prefer using explicit jumper settings.

If it isa SCSI drive, all you need to do is make sure the SCSI ID number on the drive you want to boot from is 0, and the 5GB hdd is any id higher than that.

I don't think you need to fool around with ARC paths, you just have to ensure the boot disk is first, and the 5GB is second.

Hope this helps
Charl

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by guy In reply to Arc Path's Maybe?

Could it be a job for the Disk Administrator, set active partition?
Else the ARC path are you altering the Rdisk(0) Parameter? 0 = 1st disk 1 = 2nd disk. The first parameter Multi(0) means the first disk controller. So Multi (1) would be your second disk controller

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by Linuxian In reply to Arc Path's Maybe?

Dont format the drive. The computer will boot to the primary master IDE first. Make that the drive you want to boot from. Set the drive for master and place it on the IDE-0 controller port. Set the other drive for slave or put it on the second IDE controller port. A bit of advice, if your using Citrix you should be using scsi drives. Drive speed is more mportant than most realize. Also, make sure you have plenty of RAM.

If your using scsi (Adaptec I hope) then use the scsi administrator cntl-A at post to assign the boot drive ID.

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