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I'm trying to stripe two drives using the disk management tool. Both partitions give me the option to stripe them but when I use the wizard the other drive doesn't show up to allow me to raid to it! Both drives have partitions on them at the moment, but I was under the impression that this will make a raid partition rather than a drive. Correct?

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You want one partition and one free space. – David Schwartz Nov 11 '11 at 6:54
    
Both drives have used partitions. Disk0 has c: with a 518gb of unused space. Disk1 Has a d: and 506gb of unused space. – glisignoli Nov 11 '11 at 6:57
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That won't work. Unused space is not useful for striping another partition. You need free space, not part of any filesystem. – David Schwartz Nov 11 '11 at 6:58
    
Ah, I mean free space. As in not partitioned. – glisignoli Nov 11 '11 at 6:59

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