How to Set Up RAID 5?

Answer RAID 5 is an array of at least three, and often five or more, hard disks used as a single volume. When you write data to the RAID, the controller card breaks it into chunks called stripes. It write... Read More »

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I have 3 1TB HDs. Should I do a RAID 0 on 2 & backup on 1, or buy another disk for RAID 10 how about RAID 5?

Correct, 2 drives in raid will give the highest read/write speed. Using the third drive to do image backups would give a good backup solution.My plans for my next machine are to do Raid-0 with 2x 1... Read More »

How to Convert a Linux RAID 0 Disk Array to a RAID 1?

If for some reason, you've decided to move away from RAID0 in favor of RAID1, the following HOWTO is based on my experience making the switch.

Need to install software for scsi/raid host conWhat devices use scsi/raid drivers?

If it is new when you turn on your PC, wonder if you installed new softwares related to this issue. Some simulation applications , like CD simulator, may let system think there is a new device.Chec... Read More »

Hardware Raid Server Vs. Software Raid Server?

RAID (Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disk) is a system that uses several hard drives to improve speed, data security or both. Two types of RAID system can be used. Software RAID uses the hard drive... Read More »