Yet another command line post. Basically, after configuring the Raid array on my DL380 G5, running Hyper-V I needed to create the data drive to hold all the VHD’s.
From the command prompt, typing:
Gave the error:
The device is not ready
Of course it wasn’t ready, I hadn’t set the partition – doh! Pretty simple to do though, just run:
PS, at this point, don’t panic that there is ‘0 B Free’, this simply means that there is 0B of unassigned drive space, i.e. you have assigned it all to c: for example.
Then select the disk you want to create the partition on (in my case, disk 1)
select disk 1
then you need to create the primary partition by typing:
create partition primary
Then you need to assign it a drive letter by typing:
Then you can exit by typing:
And finally, you will need to format the drive so that you can use it by typing:
format d: /q
Once done, you should be able to navigate to it by typing: