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Will resetting CMOS kill my array?

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If I have to, for whatever reason, reset CMOS, will I have to rebuild my array?
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Are you using the Intel raid? As far as I know, all of your array settings will be preserved, you will just need to go back into the BIOS setup after a reset and set the SATA mode back into RAID since I believe it defaults to either AHCI or IDE mode which don't activate RAID.
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You'll just have to re-configure your system BIOS. You will not have to re-configure your array in the RAID BIOS.
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As long as you reconfigure it in the bios, everything will be fine.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by LemonSlice;14635534 
Are you using the Intel raid? As far as I know, all of your array settings will be preserved, you will just need to go back into the BIOS setup after a reset and set the SATA mode back into RAID since I believe it defaults to either AHCI or IDE mode which don't activate RAID.

Nvidia RAID. Thanks man.
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Thanks for the quick answers guys. +Reps all around!
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No issues, because the RAID metadata is stored on the drives themselves.

If you bring your drives to ANY RAID controller compatible with your existing one, the array will be fine.
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo;14643259 
If you bring your drives to ANY RAID controller compatible with your existing one, the array will be fine.

Ahh. So moving the SATA cables around won't hurt anything either?
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Originally Posted by hooah212002;14643360 
Ahh. So moving the SATA cables around won't hurt anything either?

As long it is the same controller, you can move SATA cables and ports around all you like.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DuckieHo;14643492 
As long it is the same controller, you can move SATA cables and ports around all you like.

Awesome because I need to do some serious cable management but I was afraid to move my cables around lol. Thanks!
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