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February 26, 2003 1:14:38 PM

i am currently running a cluster size of 16k (which I found to be optimal through benchmarks)...can I go back and change my stripe size and not have to reformat?...do I do this in the Raid bios or can I do it through software

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February 27, 2003 12:55:59 PM

No, You need first to eliminate the "old array" and to create a new one by using the utilities which are available at the bios post. The new one's will be a not partitioned and a no formatted volume. You will need to create new partitions and then you will be able to format the drives within Windows. Consequently you will lose all your data.

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