Partitioning Mirrored drives Bad?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Heeter, Sep 2, 2007.

  1. Heeter

    Heeter Overclocked Like A Mother

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    Hey all,

    I read a while back that partitioning a Mirrored drive setup is not good practice and can lead to the RAID array being unstable.

    Is this correct?

    I am thinking of partitioning my 2x160gig RAID1 setup.



    Thanks


    Heeter
     
  2. LordOfLA

    LordOfLA Godlike!

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    you just need to make sure that both disks have identical partitions. A hardware RAID controller does that for you though :)
     
  3. u248447

    u248447 OSNN One Post Wonder

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    If it's a HW mirror then no pronlem.
     
  4. Heeter

    Heeter Overclocked Like A Mother

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    Thanks Guys,

    It is a Hardware Mirror, setup. Both 160 giggers are hooked up to a PromiseTX2000 PCI Raid card.

    Thanks again.


    Heeter