ext3 RAID 1 on a USB External Two Disk Hard Drive - Possible?
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I know they come working out the box with RAID1 with like fat32 or something like that, but I deal with very large files sometimes, 2 to 4+ gigabytes - maybe more, and fat32 does not support that. I also would not like ntfs as I can't make every linux system at work support ntfs.
So, is there a way to have ext3 fs RAID1 on a usb external HD with two disks? Or is this new territory as I haven't been able to find reliable information on the internet . . .
Last edited by Runge_Kutta; 08-17-2007 at 04:35 PM.
Using software RAID, you can RAID any block devices, even loopback files (which I've done). So, yes, you can do this. I was running software RAID5 on 4 external drives up until a couple of weeks ago. No problems.