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There's only one sensible option here - one RAID containing multiple partitions.


If you've only got 2 disks, 2 seperate RAIDs is pointless (if even possible) because if one disk dies you lose the mirror of both 'slices'. If I understand correctly you also want to be able to take one drive out to plug it in to something directly? I'm not sure how well that will work - RAID 1 isn't designed to have drives pulled like that, and it might do ...

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