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Hi. I'm trying to install Server 2008 R2 SP1 onto a 3TB Mirror. I understand I need to go through efi & set the drive as GPT.
I'm getting an error "Windows cannot install to this disk. The computers hardware may not support booting to this disk. Ensure that the disks controller is enabled in the computers bios menu".
Here's my specs:
Intel S3420GPLC BIOS 50, BMC 1.24, FRUSDR 20
LSI 9260-4iSGL SAS Raid controller fw: 12.12.0-0090 (latest, supports uefi, upgraded from adaptec 6405 which didn't)
2x 3TB SAS ES in Mirror ST33000650SS fw: 0004
Server 2008 R2 SP1
Being that the OS has to be on a 3TB drive, I’ve tried installing Server through EFI:
Boot to EFI shell
I've also tried implementing this hotfix 975535:
Consider the following scenario:
In this scenario, you receive the following error message:
This Computer's hardware may not support booting to this disk. Ensure that the disk's controller is enabled in the computer's BIOS menu.
The hotfix has not made any difference!
Does the S3420GPLC even support booting a GPT drive? Can't find any info...
Sorry if I'm missing something as this is the 1st time I'm trying an EFI install...