[all variants] Hard disk with /boot partition died, what to do?

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Post title explains it all, here is more info. I have a server with 3 hard disks, here is the layout: hard disk 1: /boot and swap partition (DEAD) hard disk 2: raid1 member hard disk 3: raid1 member I installed the boot parition on a separate hard disk because I read somewhere that it was not advised to put the /boot partition inside a software RAID array (which is what I am currently using). Tried to recover the files inside the boot partition to copy them to a new drive, but no luck, what can I do? can I just pop in a new drive and make a new boot partition with another disk an (Hardware)