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Is it possible to set up RAID to mirror a partition rather than a whole HD, and what tools are there
for doing this under Linux and/or Windows?
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RAID 1 is only possible with at least two HDD.
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post #3 of 7
Quote:
Originally Posted by Amdkillsintel View Post
Is it possible to set up RAID to mirror a partition rather than a whole HD, and what tools are there
for doing this under Linux and/or Windows?
No, it is not possible to mirror only part of a drive. The disk heads have to synchronize when mirroring.
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I would imagine that you would need to completely wipe both HDDs before you can have RAID on them.
    
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post #5 of 7
Quote:
Originally Posted by pow3rtr1p View Post
I would imagine that you would need to completely wipe both HDDs before you can have RAID on them.
Only if you want your OS installed on the array.
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so i can't just mirror one partition?
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post #7 of 7
Quote:
Originally Posted by Amdkillsintel View Post
so i can't just mirror one partition?
Nope.
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