|Getting Started with KillDisk / Disk Layout Overview|
In the KillDisk toolbar, select, or shortcut .
Figure: Opening the Disk bays layout tab
This will bring you to the Disk Bays Layout tab, where you can manipulate, save, import and create Disk Bay Layouts.
Figure: Opening the Disk Bays Layout tab
Here we are looking to create a new layout, so get rid of the current layout shown by clicking.
Figure: Creating a new layout
This will launch the Disk Bay Layout Wizard
Figure: Disk Bay Layout Wizard
This configuration of a new layout can be done in one of three ways:
With the old layout cleared out, you now have a new layout ready to be configured to your machine.
Disk bay layout consist of disk bays grouped by row to maximize mocking effect of an actual disk bay mounted in hardware unit. To design bay layout, simply use the Add Row or Add Bay buttons to create additional rows/bays to work with. When a bay is selected, the Delete Bay button can be used to delete the individual bay. When a row is selected, the Delete Row button will delete the row and all the bays contained within it.
In Disk Layout Editor you can map actual physical bay to its GUI representation (disk bay widgets) in two ways:
To make and assignment, double click in either Platform Name , Port (BUS) key or Used in batch column in correspondent disk bay line to initiate editing. Enter platform name as text or disk port as masked text. You can use drop down list of all detected physical disk controller ports for immediate port assignment.
You can also edit disk port in disk bay widget from main view by using context menu of disk bay widget.
Click Layout > Revert Layout to revert any changes you made to the layout.