Solved

Error on windows 2000 server - please help Urgent

Posted on 2004-04-29
4
638 Views
Last Modified: 2010-05-18
Error message:
The driver disabled the write cache on device \Device\Harddisk0\DR0.


Any idea how I can fix this?

Thanks
jdff
0
Comment
Question by:jdff
  • 3
4 Comments
 
LVL 57

Expert Comment

by:Pete Long
ID: 10951012
2806 » Write Cache is disabled when I promote a server?
http://www.jsiinc.com/SUBF/TIP2800/rh2806.htm
0
 
LVL 16

Expert Comment

by:JamesDS
ID: 10951045
jdff
Yup, this is because the disk subsystem you have installed has a write cache that does not support the cache control commands used by windows 2000. If this is only a recent error then it suggests that the write cache is not working properly and is likely to fail altogether - you should replace the disk urgently.

Cheers

JamesDS
0
 
LVL 57

Accepted Solution

by:
Pete Long earned 500 total points
ID: 10951053
what sort of hard drive are we dealing with? use the hard drive vendors software to make sure the write cache on the drive is enabled :)
0
 
LVL 57

Expert Comment

by:Pete Long
ID: 11016296
ThanQ
0

Featured Post

Best Practices: Disaster Recovery Testing

Besides backup, any IT division should have a disaster recovery plan. You will find a few tips below relating to the development of such a plan and to what issues one should pay special attention in the course of backup planning.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Server Hard Drive Expansion 2 153
There is less than 0% available RIDs in the current pool 5 761
Sapphire RAGE 128 Pro 32M - Windows 2000 Driver 2 930
Can’t delete a file 14 163
NTFS file system has been developed by Microsoft that is widely used by Windows NT operating system and its advanced versions. It is the mostly used over FAT file system as it provides superior features like reliability, security, storage, efficienc…
Does your audience prefer people in photos or no people? How can you best highlight what you’re selling? What are your competitors doing, and what can you do that is different and unique from them?  Continue reading to learn how to make your images …
This Micro Tutorial hows how you can integrate  Mac OSX to a Windows Active Directory Domain. Apple has made it easy to allow users to bind their macs to a windows domain with relative ease. The following video show how to bind OSX Mavericks to …
This tutorial gives a high-level tour of the interface of Marketo (a marketing automation tool to help businesses track and engage prospective customers and drive them to purchase). You will see the main areas including Marketing Activities, Design …

772 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question