2
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1answer
56 views

Redundancy level on a per file basis with BTRFS?

I would like to have one storage pool with multiple disks. Raid5 for metadata of course. But for user-data I would like to set the level of redundancy on a per file or per subvolume level. Can BTRFS ...
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1answer
54 views

Does RAID1 also checks for corruption? [closed]

I have two 1.5 TB disks, and I don't trust both of them because of weird noises and bad clusters. I was wondering if I put them in a software RAID1 array (mirrored volume in Win7) it will write my ...
0
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1answer
65 views

3Ware 9500-4lp - Single Disk to RAID 1 - Possible? [duplicate]

I have a single disk attached to a 3Ware 9500-4LP controller. The unit is configured as Single Disk. I have attached 2 more drives, identical size. Can I pair the 3 drives in a RAID 1 config, without ...
0
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1answer
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Virtual Disk Degraded

There is a physical DC with a Raid 1 Mirror, 2 Physical Disks, 500GB each. Dell Server Administrator is installed on the DC, and is reporting both physical disks are fine, online, in a good state etc. ...
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2answers
51 views

Raid controller for an old server [closed]

I'm trying to find a PCI Raid controller for an old machine that only has 64bit/33MHz PCI slots. It's now being used as a file server and uses a couple of old PATA drives with Windows Server ...
7
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2answers
431 views

convert 1x2TB HDD with LVM into 2x2TB HDD with RAID1+LVM or with LVM mirroring?

I have Ubuntu server with 1x2TB HDD and 1x128GB SSD (unused). There are 2 partitions: /boot, and a physical volume for LVM, which has 1 group and 5 logical volumes: /, /var/log, /home, /srv, /tmp. ...
1
vote
1answer
580 views

Issue with broken disk on Solaris with raidctl - how to proceed

I have a SunFire T2000 server which has 2 mirrored disks pairs. The server required an exchange of the system battery. After swaping the battery first no disks were found. After booting from CD we ...
1
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1answer
178 views

Can I mix RAID-0 and RAID-1, i.e., striping and mirroring?

With my Dell Precision Workstation T7400 came a SAS controller that supports both striping and mirroring. Total nr of physical connections is 4. What I'd like to do is plugin four 2TB disks, select ...
1
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1answer
89 views

Mirrored drive separated and lost one copy

I have a dedicated server with two identical hard drives, which ran in a raid array, mirrored until yesterday, when the datacenter had a power failure and corrupted one of the discs. I figured if I ...
3
votes
2answers
127 views

can I replicate systems using a RAID1 array?

I have four DL380-G5 servers. one is currently running RH5.2 using a RAID1 drive set. I want to replicate the first server to the other three. I am thinking I can yank one of the drives from the first ...
5
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5answers
5k views

LVM mirroring VS RAID1

Having learned a bit about LVM mirroring, I thought about replacing the current RAID-1 scheme I'm using to gain some flexibility. Problem is that according to what I found on the Internet, LVM is: ...
3
votes
4answers
1k views

How good is Server 2008's built-in Mirroring Solution?

I am using Server 2008 R2 on a Dell Poweredge T110 for a non-critical media server for a school. Since the PE does not have any kind of RAID capability, I am considering using Windows built in ...
7
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3answers
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Do disks in Raid-1 function outside of the raid?

Raid-1 is mirroring two disks (if I haven't messed up completely here :p). Does that mean that I could take one disk out and put it into another machine and it would work like a normal disk? Or does ...