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Question about hard disk controller BIOS settings
I have a WHS2011 with 4 x 3TB drives. At first WHS would not detect the 3TB on the hard disks. I had to then change my BIOS setting for IDE to "Seperate IDE" and then WHS recognized the full 3TB. I was then able to format the drives and then change the BIOS setting back to RAID/AHCI.
Now my WHS and Drivepool see the 3TB hard disks and everything works. However WHS is still reporting they are 746GB disks since the BIOS is set to RAID/AHCI.
My question is if I change back to "Seperate IDE" and start WHS, will my drivepool become corrupt in any way as I made it when the BIOS was set to RAID/AHCI?
I've read that there is no performance loss when using "Seperate IDE" instead of RAID/AHCI, so I'd prefer to have WHS detecting the drives as 3TB instead of as 746GB.