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Building Raid 0 array

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June 11, 2011 2:21:07 AM

Hey!
I was wondering if I currently have a OS drive in my computer and add a 2nd drive that is the same model will raid controllers now days let me setup a raid 0 between the old drive and new one and have no data loss?

Thanks for the replies in advance.
-Mike

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June 11, 2011 5:07:03 AM

shata said:
Hey!
I was wondering if I currently have a OS drive in my computer and add a 2nd drive that is the same model will raid controllers now days let me setup a raid 0 between the old drive and new one and have no data loss?

Thanks for the replies in advance.
-Mike


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June 11, 2011 8:18:43 AM

No.

RAID 0 usually means striping the data across the pair of drives (otherwise it's just JBOD).

Your current data isn't striped. You'll lose it. Back it up to another drive (better, make TWO copies!), then make the RAID 0 pair, then copy it back.

To do this with an OS drive, I would recommend using Norton Ghost.
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