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Raid question :)


DBZ - Yes its in me!
Ok i have a 100 gig harddrive that is nearly full and i just got a raid card and another 100 gig harddrive is it possible to introduce a full harddrive into a new or exisitng raid array? :happy:
Yes, if you decide to run RAID 1 (mirroring). But I guess you want to run RAID 0 (stiping, get a "200GB drive") and then the answer is no.


DBZ - Yes its in me!
btw can ya add a new emtpy drive to the array witout damaging the data already on the raid? ...and i understand the unsafe part but any drive is unsafe if ya dont backup, on a raid if one drive fails the data is toast ...but on an ide if one drive fails the data is still toast .
True that. But the drive doesn't need to fail. The mobo, the bios, settings and so on can fail and you're in a black hole anyway.

I'm not sure you can add a drive to a RAID 0 array on the fly. I think you can do it in a RAID 5 array, but those are a bit more complicated. :)

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