RE: Disk management doesn’t allow any manipulation



Hi,
You can check out the following:
http://support.microsoft.com/?id=300415

Lemme know if u need any help

Lukesh


"Justrollen" wrote:

> Lukesh,
> Thanks and are there instructions on using Diskpart?
> --
> Michael Joy
> Systems Engineer
> Have You Seen Our WebSite
> www.ohmlabs.com
>
>
> "lukesh" wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> > If disk management does not allow you to format or partition the unallocated
> > space, try using diskpart.exe utility from windows xp or windows 2003 box.
> >
> > Diskpart can also be used to extend an existing partition(non-system) if the
> > unallocated space is adjacent to it.
> >
> > You can try changing the drive letter of the non-system disk, format the
> > unaalocated space and give it the old drive letter(this won'e happen with
> > system partition).
> >
> > Lukesh
> > "Justrollen" wrote:
> >
> > > On a Server running Win 2000 Sp 4 and a 5200 smart Array controller that
> > > houses
> > > two logical drives running Raid-5 one being (6 * 36 GB physical drives)
> > > Array” A"/ Logical drive "1" and the other (3 * 136 GB physical drives) Array
> > > "B” / Logical drive"2",
> > > I added an additional 3 *36 GB drives to Array” A" now totaling (9 physical
> > > Drives. The drive was extended using the array configuration utility and now
> > > shows 109 GB unallocated in Disk Management.
> > > Disk management doesn’t allow any manipulation to this space i.e.
> > > Partitioning, formatting...
> > > I would like to be able to delete a current drive letter (to increase space
> > > on that drive) and
> > > Give this unallocated space the old drive letter. I would like to do
> > > That to 3 or 4 drives letters.
> > > Is this possible and or what is required?
> > > Thanks in advance
> > > Michael
> > >
> > > --
> > > Michael Joy
> > > Systems Engineer
> > > Have You Seen Our WebSite
> > > www.ohmlabs.com
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