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By jkevins ·
I just broke a NT Mirror and I wanted to change the main drive but NT wouldn't let me change the drive letter on the boot drive to C:
Now NT won't boot at all How do I get into the drive and modify the boot InI file so it will boot with the drive letter it has now?

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by Deb2 In reply to Mirroring

Create an NT boot disk with the boot.ini configurations the way you want. To create a boot disk, copy NTLDR, NTDETECT and Boot.ini from a to the floppy

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by jkevins In reply to Mirroring

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by Integrity In reply to Mirroring

Create a boot disk by copying ntldr, NTdetect.com and ntloader and boot.ini from a pc that has the same configuration as the one with the broken mirror, if you can't do that but can copy these files to a floppy disk open boot.ini and change the arc paths to the same as what they were on your server, but instead of exactly the same make sure that the arc path point to the good drive.

Boot from floppy.

Once in the server open Disk Manager and break the mirror, shutdown the server and replace the drive.
Boot it back up and recreat the mirror.
Once this is done you can then either keep the arc path as what it is or change it back to point to the new drive that was just inserted.

Hope this helps.

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by BradleyMGX In reply to Mirroring

Sorry this is probaly way off, but your problem may not be your boot.ini file but your active partition. You can use fdisk from a Windows 98 disk to check that the right partition is active.

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