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Why is RAID rebuild/recovery tied to a specific RAID card?

I would assume that although the RAID specification itself does not detail the implementation, the manufacturer of the card would like to write the RAID implementation just once and reuse that in all ...
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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 drives in RAID 1 on the ...
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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 ...