Dell Utilities Partition recovery/booting
jmp at safe.ca
Tue Mar 29 09:35:29 CST 2005
Bonjour a tous,
We put a PE2600 out of production after it lock-dead at SCSI
level 3 times in 4 night in a row.
According console display and logs it could be either the
controller itself or one of the disk.
Before to request Dell support, I'll like to run complete and
intense diagnostic on all SCSI devices.
Problem is (while the system SCSI disk access is working fine)
I am not able to boot on the Dell Utilities Partitions anymore
(I double checked grub.conf and reinstall it, no luck, I know
first hand, Grub config is working).
I guess; while the partition itself seems intact via a
mount -t msdos; some critical boot sector on partition went
Is there a way to reinstall the Partition Utilities??, according
my 'google understanding' PU could be a part of the "server
assistant" (CD: P/N G2665, Nov 2003), but looking inside the CD
tell me otherwise.
Is there another trick/check I can do to fix sector and boot
Could somebody give me a hint where can I find a PU avail to
Many thank for your help.
Jean-Marc Pigeon Internet: Jean-Marc.Pigeon at safe.ca
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