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RAID 1 failure on SBS 2008 Server - Need help urgently!

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I showed up at a client's office today, started a remote session to the server, entered my user name and password in the remote desktop login screen for the server.  On the actual server itself, the server promptly died with a quick BSOD.

The server hung with a RAID error on startup.  Did not get to any Windows boot at all.   It's asking me to enter a boot disk :-(

The C drive (system) is RAID 1, 1TB drives.  The D drive (data) is also 1 TB drives.

Motherboard is ASUS P6T (about 3 years old).  RAID is handled onboard (managed with onboard Intel Matrix Storage Manager v8.0.0.1038.

Disk volume information reads:

ID0    MAIN    RAID1 (Mirror)    Strip n/a    Size 931.5GB  STATUS: Failed  Bootable: No
ID0    DATA    RAID1 (Mirror)    Strip n/a    Size 931.5GB  STATUS: Rebuild  Bootable: Yes

Below, in "Physical disks", first disk is "offline member".  The next three are Member Disk(0), Member Disk(1), and Member Disk(1), respectively.

Even with RAID until I can pick up a disk, how would I get this system running. I presume the system is on Member Disk(0), correct?

Really need this system running before morning if at all possible!


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