Patent Number: 6,311,232

Title: Method and apparatus for configuring storage devices

Abstract: A method for configuring storage devices includes detecting an existing storage device configuration. The existence of a new storage device is detected, and the new storage device is configured based on the existing storage device configuration. A computer system includes an existing storage device, a new storage device, and a processor. The existing storage device has an existing storage device configuration, and the processor is adapted to detect the existence of the new storage device and configure the new storage device based on the existing storage device configuration.

Inventors: Cagle; John M. (Houston, TX), Noren; Gregory T. (The Woodlands, TX)

Assignee: Compaq Computer Corporation

International Classification: G06F 13/00 (20060101); G06F 013/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018