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Cannot Boot off of a SCSI Device Other Than LUN 0

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Attempting to install Windows NT to a SCSI mass storage device other than Logical Unit Number (LUN) 0 is not recomended and is not supported.

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There are many constraints that affect the boot sequence and there are different error messages that can be encountered. During the installation of Windows NT, hard drives on LUNs other than 0 may be displayed. If you attempt to install Windows NT to one of these partitions you may get the following error message:
The hard disk containing the partition or free space you chose has a Logical Unit Number (LUN) greater than 0, and is not assessable to your computer's setup program. Setup cannot install Windows NT on this hard disk.

Please contact your computer or hard disk controller manufacturer for more information.

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For additional information, see the following article or articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
162471� WinNT 4.0 May Not Recognize SCSI Devices Using Nonzero LUNs

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Article Info
Article ID : 218974
Revision : 6
Created on : 2/22/2007
Published on : 2/22/2007
Exists online : False
Views : 479