Software Raid 5 Setup

  johnbhoy 12:14 16 Apr 2003
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Hi Guys,

Need a very quick answer to this one, we have a NAS server running an IDE Raid 5 setup.One of the hard drives has gone belly up and we are being sent a new one, the only problem is that our whole network is downa nd no one can access their data.The replacement hard drive is expected early next week, which is a bit late for us.

The current raid setup is 4 x 100GB Maxtor hard drives, I need to know if I can install a 120GB Maxtor hard drive instead of an 100GB one?

Does anyone know if this is okay???

Thanks

JohnBhoy

  johnbhoy 10:56 23 Apr 2003

Guys, Installed 120GB hard drive, ran the raid utility and it just made the extra 20GB rudundant, so all sorted now.

  johnbhoy 10:56 23 Apr 2003

Guys, Installed 120GB hard drive, ran the raid utility and it just made the extra 20GB redundant, so all sorted now.

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