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RAID 1 to 10?

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I have a 3ware sas9750-4i running raid 1 with a hot spare (3 1t drives) on a production server (linux). I was thinking of adding another drive and switching to raid 10 for the speed boost. Is this possible?

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If you want to do any RAID setup that involves striping data over multiple disks (RAID 0, RAID 10 etc) you have to start from scratch I'm afraid.
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That's what I feared. Thanks!

So, here is a different question. I have a linux server up and running, ubuntu 13.04 server off a single drive. I want to covert it to raid 10 with the same type of controller and 4 new drives. Is that possible?
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