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mean in disk management?

The above image is of a mirrored drive (RAID 1) that is in the process of regenerating. Disk 3 was just added as a mirror to Disk 4.

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If I remember correctly, it's saying "Don't rip this disk out of the system or you will loose everything". But I'm not 100% sure, so I won't post it as an answer –  Mark Henderson Dec 22 '09 at 3:31

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Basically that the disk with the ! is the disk with a invalid copy of the data, if this goes away, data rebuild will be stopped.

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I think it's the other way around, the disk without the ! is the complete disk, becuase Disk 3 is the mirror of Disk 4, and Disk 4 is complete... –  Mark Henderson Dec 22 '09 at 4:01
    
Wait a minute, does the answer and the 1st comment say the same thing? Or am I seeing double? –  jobu1324 Dec 23 '09 at 21:39

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