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The title pretty much says it, I need to get some data off of some striped hard drives (hardware RAIDed). I forgot to get some, erm, pics off of the old drives before I moved to the new rig.

Is there software that can decode a striped array or something? Thanks!
 

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Wouldn't it be possible to simply create the array and access the needed data? I think if you can rebuild the array you could boot from an Ubuntu CD and copy what you need.
 

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Wouldn't this wipe the data? I have no idea, I've never tried to do it before. I just figured it could be done if Windows could "decode" the data.
 

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Bump, does anyone have experience doing something like this? I don't want to experiment if it means I might be losing the data completely.
 

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You need the same or compatible RAID controller as before. What controller was it?

The RAID controller has to read the meta-data to "reassemble" the files.
 

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dude. what i did was took an identical drive formated it. took the plarters out and rebuilt it into the new case as such. it is not easy and it is loads of time and all. try and get anti static gloves to work with. you can go to a highend paint shop and get the anti static gloves and dust free gloves there. what ever u do. do not **** the nedil up. and the middle part is going to be hard to dis mantel as well. and then realigning it all as well
 

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It was an EVGA 780i SLI motherboard.
 

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dude. what i did was took an identical drive formated it. took the plarters out and rebuilt it into the new case as such. it is not easy and it is loads of time and all. try and get anti static gloves to work with. you can go to a highend paint shop and get the anti static gloves and dust free gloves there. what ever u do. do not **** the nedil up. and the middle part is going to be hard to dis mantel as well. and then realigning it all as well
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It was an EVGA 780i SLI motherboard.
Then you need to borrow or get access to another NVIDIA motherboard.
 

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Then you need to borrow or get access to another NVIDIA motherboard.
I still have it. Is all this necessary, though? I was thinking that a software program would be able to decode it.
 

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I still have it. Is all this necessary, though? I was thinking that a software program would be able to decode it.


The software would have to either emulate the properitary NVIDIA controller or know how to read the meta-data.... I don't think it exists publicly.
 
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