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Old 03-30-2004, 10:49 PM   #1
darazman
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Question Adding a hardware Raid setup


Hello, I've got my Redhat 9 distro setup on an 80 gig drive that i dont want apart of the raid........ so when i screw up my raid i dont screw up my OS too
Anyways i got a 2 Channel ATA Raid card and in that cards bios or setup before linux boots i created an array of 3 120 gig drives which shows up as 335GB there.
when i boot up in linux i see them all as 120 gigs unpartitioned (using fdisk -l )
/dev/hdf
/dev/hde
/dev/hdg

i expected to see only drive (asside from my /dev/hda, the 80 gig) as a 335 or 360GB

Where should i go from here?
Thanks mucho for any help!
 
Old 04-02-2004, 09:18 AM   #2
fluppi
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Not really.
You have striped disks (all together) not a RAID (untruly called RAID 0).

If i get your idea, you want one 80G and one 360G drives, so retry to set it in the RAID-BIOS.

IMHO, I would make a RAID 5 of the three 120G disks = safe 120G, remove the 80G, install Linux on the RAID and copy your stuff from the 80G disk. (Just a thought)
 
  


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