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Unmountable boot volume after hd install

By jalba
Jan 14, 2008
  1. i recently installed a new slave hard drive and did a primary format. After i did the format, i was able to transfer some files from the master to the slave. When the system restarted though i got the error "unmountable boot volume" and the following codes:
    0x000000ed (0x84311588, 0x00000032, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)

    Tried running in safe mode and other features but to no avail.

    ps....i have NO boot disk or windows xp installation disk. something tells me i need the installation disk...please advise.

    thanks for any help out there!
     
  2. dgower2

    dgower2 TS Maniac Posts: 238

    Remove the slave drive...

    Remove the slave drive and try to boot. Does the same error occur? Did you set the jumpers on the drives correctly?
     
  3. jalba

    jalba TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 159

    RESPONSE TO dgower2

    i unplugged the drive's power supply, but same problem occurs.
     
  4. jalba

    jalba TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 159

    to dgower2:

    i also set the jumpers properly.
     
  5. dgower2

    dgower2 TS Maniac Posts: 238

  6. jalba

    jalba TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 159

    to dgower2:

    i have a friend who's supposed to give me the windows xp installation disk, so i'll most likely be trying out that procedure later. can only let u know by tomorrow (cross fingers)
     
  7. jalba

    jalba TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 159

    dgower2:

    hey the solution worked! must let u know though...the part where they ask u what type installation u want after u press "R", u enter 1.
    thought i'd mention it :)
     
  8. dgower2

    dgower2 TS Maniac Posts: 238

    Thanks for the Reply

    Thanks for the reply. I'm glad that fixed it.
     
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