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Replacement of the failed raid 1 drive

Last response: in Storage
June 9, 2010 3:13:39 AM

Please tell me if I must to replace failed raid 1 drive with the same HD or I can use different HD?
a b G Storage
June 9, 2010 8:49:25 PM

If not an identical HDD, the new HDD should be an equivalent in speed and capacity. If it is larger, make a 2nd primary partition, then re-size the 1st primary partition to the same capacity as your original RAID HDD, and then allocate the remainder of new HDD's capacity to the 2nd partition.