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Error on windows 2000 server - please help Urgent

Posted on 2004-04-29
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Error message:
The driver disabled the write cache on device \Device\Harddisk0\DR0.


Any idea how I can fix this?

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

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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 :)
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