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Old 03-08-2005, 01:19 AM   #1
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Removing Raid 1


I have implemented RAID 1 on my /, /boot, /home partitions using 2 IDE HDDs. I now want to remove the raid config and use the 2nd HDD for other purposes on the same machine. Could somebody help me out with the commands to do this?
Old 03-09-2005, 10:33 AM   #2
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I can give you the gist of it.

Basically, you'll want to look at your raid tools available to you ( man -k raid if you don't know what they are ).

You'll want to break the RAID 1 such that the HDD0 is the main HD that things are running off of. You'll then format the HDD1 and go from there. You'll have to make sure that your RAID doesn't start up during boot up.

I'm sure there is probably a magic button that will do it for you, but I don't know what it is.
Old 03-09-2005, 11:23 PM   #3
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hi techno,

ok will try it out. thanks


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