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We built a 2008 SQL SERVER and presented three drives from the SAN to it.

There are two 2008 instances on the server that installed perfectly but when you install the 2005 instance it cannot see the drives presented to the server from the SAN.

Can anyone provide me direction on assisting the DBA on this?

Thank you
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Is this a failover cluster?  Was SQL 2005 installed to be cluster aware?
  (Assuming yes, SQL 2005 won't see the LUNs until the SQL Server is set to be dependent on them in the Cluster Administrator tool.)
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Yes it's a cluster sorry for not making that clear from the get go.  Well check the config with the DBA team.  Thank you
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*whew*  Thank goodness... a cluster was the only option which made sense.  :-)
(The clustering tool usually ends up in the hands of the OS folks rather than the DBAs, but this kb article might help if they have questions:  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/295732.)
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I have a few good friends that are DBAs and they state that a 2005 instance in a two node 2008 SQL cluster won't work.  Shocking we made the changes you suggested and the 2005 instance can see the drives.  So I'm not sure where I'm getting my wires crossed...  Lets see what the DBA says in its functionality.
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Thank you
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