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Old 11-28-2007, 12:23 AM   #1
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Hye All;
My company have just purchased NEW SERVER having 5 Disks and Physical RAID controller in it.
I want to install RED HAT LINUX on that server,now i want to know after installation due to any reason if i want to removeit from RAID devices what will be the method?secondly installation will be the same as i install it on my PC?

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Old 11-28-2007, 05:22 PM   #2
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The OS will see it as one drive.

If you delete the array, your data will be lost. The controllers write information to each disk so therefore you cannot downgrade.

I know some controllers allow expansion.




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