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Removing and replacing a disk from software RAID

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Published on : July 15, 2015 by

Removing and replacing a disk from software RAID

PREFACE Software RAID is when the interaction of multiple drives is organized completely by software. RAID Level 1 (mirroring) achieves increased security since even if one drive fails, all the data is still stored on the second drive. There were a couple of instances where I have to break this RAID configuration. The RAID replace disk have […]

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Rebuilding Software RAID

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Published on : December 17, 2009 by

Rebuilding Software RAID

One of our Disaster recovery services client had a hard drive fail. The harddisk was marked faulty and removed as well. Client inserted new HDDs, and needed us to rebuild the array. Hot swappable HDs would have done the job real quick. But not here. There is some process involved in rebuilding the array. A […]

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