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Raid 5 one faulty hard disk drive

if i have a windows server 2008 installed on a raid 5. If one hard disk fail, will i still be able to boot the server?
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    IIRC - yes.. Raid 5 will give you 1 drive redundancy. so it will boot and work fine.
    but you need replace it as a second failure will mess you up.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAID

    and ofc.. if its all "Hot swap".. make sure you replace the correct one... don't do what an engineer did for us and remove the wrong one.. which then killed the array!!!

    HTH
  2. Thank you Both
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