How to add aditional HDD in RAID 5 Tags: NAS / RAID Hard Drives Storage Last response: August 9, 2011 7:49 PM in Storage Share sumit_t August 4, 2011 9:11:31 AM I am using 4 Hard Drive in RAID5 but i want to add additional Drive in existing RAID. Can any one suggest me how to install additional one and is it safe for my existing data. More about : add aditional hdd raid chedderslam1976 August 4, 2011 2:55:35 PM What are you using for raid? Card, mobo, software? Which model of whatever? tokencode a b G Storage August 4, 2011 3:40:44 PM This can only be done if your RAID controller supports this functionality otherwise you will need to re-create the RAID 5 from scratch. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ahthurungnone August 9, 2011 7:49:53 PM Yep, token is right. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumAditional Storage ForumHow to add additional hard drive to raid 5 ibm x3650m3 ForumI have server with 3 hdd hot-swap 300GB each SAS HDD with RAID 5 . Can I add 3 m ForumRaid 5:Add another hard drive? ForumHow do I add more space to my HD Partition? Urgent ForumICH9R; RAID 5 ; cannot re- add drive to volume ForumICH10R, R 5 , replaced harddrive won't add to raid ForumCan I add another HDD ? ForumHave 2 drives in raid 0 how to add third drive NOT in raid ? ForumShort stroking, what to put first? working dir OR OS? ForumHow to add 3 or how to add 2 more hdd in esisting raid 1 ForumHow many case fans are enough? ForumI have 146GB of 3 HDD on my DC with RAID 5 configured ForumIs it possible to install windows on a external hdd?????? ForumRAID Keeps Spinning Up Forum[Solved] Installed new SSD now old storage HDD not appearing ForumExternal HDD shows contents in recycle bin ForumMultiple RAID Controllers, mdadm on RHEL DAS Server? Forum[Solved] New HDD Intital SMART Data - Reason for concern? ForumSSD and HDD combo suggestions? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !