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Old 05-17-2013
Moving boot SSD from a dead server to a new server

Hi all,

We have a disk array that has the boot drive on an OCZ SSD on a PCIe card. Well, the motherboard died and we got a new motherboard. We moved the controllers, NICs, etc, to the exact same slots on the new motherboard, except now it won't boot. I guess it doesn't recognize the OS on the SSD. Is there any trick that anyone knows about to get it recognize the same SSD in the new array? This is really frustrating and, obviously, need the data on the drives in the array. Thanks for any and all help!

System: SuperMicro with Red Hat linux 5, 16GB RAM, dual Xeon processors.
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Old 05-17-2013
Have you tried booting to a RHEL 5 DVD to see if the installation process will recognize that there is already an installation on the disk?
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