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Old 01-26-2011, 07:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question upgrading to a raid system?

my client would like a live backup for his system. I'm thinking raid 1, mirroring the original hd.

?1 can this be set up on a preexisting os
?2 how would I go about doing this, what software so on and so fourth
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Default Re: upgrading to a raid system?

Raids are set up through the BIOS or during the POST. The drive gets wiped out upon configuration of the RAID. There are some Software RAIDs but I believe the drives still get wiped out during configuration but these I wouldn't suggest.
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Default Re: upgrading to a raid system?

Do not confuse RAID with backup. Setting up a RAID will wipe the HDD but you won't require any software.
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