how to raid

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by canadian_divx, Sep 1, 2003.

  1. canadian_divx

    canadian_divx Canadian_divx

    ok i got 2 40gb hdd's and i want to raid them to make one 80gb how do i do this? i got onboard promice raid.
  2. Zedric

    Zedric NTFS Guru Folding Team

    In short:

    1. Connect the drives to the RAID channel(s).
    2. On bootup, enter the RAID BIOS.
    3. Set up the array as RAID 0 (striped) (the "how" may vary)
    4. Reboot and start Windows.
    5. Partition, format and assign a drive letter in Disk Management.

    Good luck. :)
  3. canadian_divx

    canadian_divx Canadian_divx

    ok all set up but i ran into anouther problem. the raid is corectly set up to how i want it.(shows me in bios) 2 40gb hdd's st 1 80gh hdd but when i go to set up windows and i puch f6 to load raid driver nad then to the partition and format section. it shows both drives , shouldent it just show one 80gb?
  4. silky62678

    silky62678 Guest

    I have the same mobo, did u have to use serial ata to set up the raid or 2 ide drives, if so, how did u do it?
  5. canadian_divx

    canadian_divx Canadian_divx

    actually this was done on a different mobo i never raided my sata on this