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How to find how many HDDs are present in a NAS?

I'm logged into the web interface of a NAS made by LG Electronics. It is obviously running some Linux version : Linux LG-NAS-N1T1 2.6.30-nt1 #130 Sun Nov 28 15/31/54 KST 2010 armv5tel GNU/Linux ...
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2012 R2 Mirrored Disk Replacement

My Homeserver is currently running on 2 pretty old 400 GB SATA II HDD drives (Manufactured 2007, running 24/7 ever since - 7 Years of Samsung Quality :P). 2 Volumes are created, and a Mirror has been ...
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Have two partitions in RAID1

The answers are unclear wherever I look. I have two 2TB drives for a RAID1 and I want to mirror them while having two partitions on the drives. One partition will be 100GB and contain programs, the ...
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check physical contents of hard disk connected in software Raid 1 / Windows 7

I have two 500GB hard disks configured in raid 1 (mirroring) on Windows 7. It is being labelled as 'Healthy' in Windows. As you know, these are accessed as one partition of 500GB. Is there any tool ...
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how to throttle file copy

I need to duplicate a 3TB disk by copying from one to another. They're housed in separate docks (no fan). It will take at least 8hrs to copy this much data through USB 2.0 and im concerned about disks ...
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Windows 7 Dynamic Mirror Fails Redundancy

I have two 1TB HDDs forming a single volume in Windows 7 with a "Mirror" layout and a "Dynamic" type. The status is "Failed Redundancy" according to the Disk Management tool in the control panel. ...
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What software should I use to make a copy of my hard drive in ISO format?

I want to make a complete copy of my hard drive (and I have the capability to boot off external media to allow for unmounting of hard drive partitions). However, the majority of "ghosting" software I ...
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Mirror Internal Hard Drive Partition to External Hard Drive Partition

I have a ~1.5 TB partition in my internal hard drive out of which ~320 GB is used. I also have a 450 GB partition in an external hard drive connected through USB 3.0. First, I want to mirror the ...
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Firmware vs OS RAID (aka Windows 8 Disk Mirroring vs Intel Onboard)

So Windows 8 is out and I have a new motherboard. I wish to create a RAID 1 coupling between two HDDs -- for storage purposes only (my OS is on an SSD) -- but I don't know which is the best route to ...
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2TB NTFS storage HDD, backup/mirror/sync to external HDD, software options/solutions needed

I have a 2TB internal HDD, with a single NTFS(Windows 7) partition used for storage purposes. I want to backup/mirror/sync it to an external 2TB HDD. From what I know that mirroring can be done ...
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Setting up two external USB hard drive as RAID 1

Is this possible in Windows 7? I know I can periodically sync my files using software like SyncBack but I'm looking for mirroring on the fly. Is there a similar method like RAID 1 that can achieve ...
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Win 7 box fried during raid resync - how screwed am I?

Here's the situation - on my windows 7 box, I had two harddrives in a mirrored volume (through windows, so software, not hardware raid.) Eventually, I noticed the mirrored volume had lost its second ...
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Reliability of internal vs external (2.5,3.5) hard disk [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Internal or external drive for backup? I need to choose whether my 1TB data disk should be external or internal. I have three choices for the data disk: 1TB ...
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create one-way directory mirror on ubuntu 10.10

I use a laptop with a harddrive smaller than my external at home. I want to be able to mirror the contents of the full install i.e. the OS (and the whole "/" partition) as a full mirror, meaning that ...
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How do I access my mirror hard drive in Windows Vista?

I have Windows Vista and I need to access my mirror hard drive. Could someone please tell me on how to do that? I need to delete some data from my mirror hard drive.
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How do I set up two existing disks with identical contents as a single mirrored volume in Windows 7 without losing data?

I have two data disks that were, heretofore, in a mobo RAID configuration in Windows 7 (Ultimate, 64 bit). They are now separate AHCI disks, visible in Computer Management. How to I go about making ...
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Most reliable way of setting up two drives RAID array?

I've recently got two 2TB disks for home storage as my 500GB is nearly full. I am wondering whether there are any recommendations to setting them up? My motherboard is an older Intel model, with 4 ...
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Why does my simple Raid 1 backup storage perform really slow sometimes?

I bought 2x Samsung F3 EcoGreen 2TB hard disks to make a backup storage. I put them in Raid 1 (mirror) mode. Made a single partition and formatted it to NTFS, running Windows 7. For some reason, ...
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How to add a mirror-disk to my OpenSolaris?

I have a machine with two harddrives. I have installed OpenSolaris on one of them and now I want to add the other one as a mirror-drive in my zpool rpool. I guess I have to format the second disk ...