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How to identify and recover RAID on 2 drives?

I have 2 drives from my older PC. They are a RAID setup, but I don't remember which type. One of the drives shows up in Windows as having a partition table, but the partitions themselves are not ...
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How to undo accidental RAID initalization operation (recover data)? [duplicate]

Summary of the problem: I have two disks re-configured as RAID 1. instead of copying the data to the empty disk, it deleted the data from the non-empty disk. Here's what happened: 1. In the last few ...
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Rebuilding a RAID 1 without data loss, recover from unallocated partition data

• Mobo: ASUS P8Z77-M/Pro Gen 3 • RAM: 32GB (4 x 8GB) • Power Supply: corsair HX850 • HDDs:Configuration before the problem: 1 x 128GB SSD for Windows 7 professional 64-bit 2 x 3TB ...
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Trying to rescue data from WD My Book Studio II, raid 0

For a friend I'm trying to recover data from a Western Digital My Book Studio II external disk drive enclosure in raid 0 mode. At first I tried to rescue the data under OSX, the OS used by the ...
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Recovering a striped volume

Is it possible to recover a striped volume (6 TB from two 3 TB disks) that has had all it's data removed with sudo rm -rf? Assuming no overwrites. As a last resort (I'm a student with very few ...
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LaCie NAS failed - Recover Raid 5 From bad device

here is my problem: I have a 5disk (Seagate 2To) RAID5 working with a NAS LaCie 5big. Each disk is still working but the NAS device has failed and it refuses to boot with HDD inside (LaCie helpdesk ...
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Recovering data from RAID1 drive

I have recently received one of the two 1TB drives I had on a dedicated server. The drives were mirrored and the server was running CentOS 5.6. I've installed it in an USB enclosure and tried ...
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How to check consistency of an external RAID1 array in Windows?

I have a Western Digital MyBook Studio II configured into RAID1 (2×1TB) and connected to a Windows 7 machine via USB 2.0. RAID is done through a controller in the enclosure - I've never seen each of ...
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Recovering data from a RAID 0 array

I have an Intel software RAID 0 setup with two 500GB disks (i.e. "fakeraid"). The metadata on one of the disks has been lost and so the array will no longer activate. I know the order of the disks, ...
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A weird issue relate to ext4/lvm/raid-5 after partition recovery

I have 3 hard disks, in the following paragraphs named /dev/sda, /dev/sdb and /dev/sdc, newest came first. Note: /dev/sdc has one primary partition /dev/sdc1, one extended partition /dev/sd2, and 3 ...
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View Files from mirrored RAID outside the device

The Product I have is a Western Digital My Book The device has stopped working but there is nothing wrong with either of the two mirrored drives. I would like to take out the two mirrored hard ...
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RAID5, Can you clone the drive and access the media from Windows?

So my server is about to die and all of a sudden my RAID5 isn't accessible anymore. Is it possible to access the files on those drives some other way? Like maybe plugging them into another comp, ...
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when archiving on DVD, should i make a mirror copy similar to RAID 1?

I would like to archive photos. Hard drive (HD) are unreliable after 3-5 years and are not design for long-term storage. DVDs are much better. From my research i found that TAIYO YUDEN dvd+r is the ...
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Possible to access Intel Matrix Raid 1 partition from chipset without ICH*R?

I have got 2 HDDs that were part of an Intel Matrix Raid (now "Rapid Storage Technology") where I had it setup as half RAID 0 and half RAID 1. The motherboard had an ICH9R chipset I think. The ...
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Major Data Loss, all partitions marked as unallocated after putting drives in external raid

I had a RAID FireWire external hard drive enclosure bought for me that supports four drives. Awesome I thought and put all my hdd's in it without a second thought, tried to use it and it the "disk ...
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Moving a RAID array from one SIL3114 controller to another?

I'm working with a machine that uses Asus A8N-SLI Premium motherboard, which has a Silicon Image 3114R RAID controller onboard and two drives in RAID-0 (why??!?!?). The motherboard failed and I was ...
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Create image from RAID images

I have 3 raw images of what was once a 3 disk RAID5 setup. The hardware has been lost and the configuration is unknown. Does anyone know of some software that can automatically detect the raid ...
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Recover RAID 5 array from failed motherboard

It appears my motherboard has died. I have an Abit IP35 Pro LGA775. Abit IP35 Pro Motherboard Specification I have 6 hard drives. 1 independent hard drive used for my Operating System. 5 other ...
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Corrupted the System partition on RAID configuration after a BIOS update, how do I recover data?

Problem: After an ASUS BIOS update to improve stability for 45 nm quad-core processors. On the next reboot, got the Windows Loading screen, and then a blue screen. Rebooted again, another blue ...
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Best RAID 5 recovery technique/software

I have a failed RAID 5 on a silicon raid chip on and ASUS motherboard. (nothing special) The raid consists of 3 drives. One of the drives died(or at least the RAID chip claims it is invalid) and the ...