[ILUG] Highpoint Sata RAID
david.murphy at gmail.com
Sun Mar 27 20:08:41 IST 2005
On Mar 27, 2005 5:37 PM, Stephen Shirley <diamond at skynet.ie> wrote:
> The question above was how to add a disk to an existing an array. Your question
> answers how to add an extra _array_ (i.e. a minimum of two disks, dependong on
> what raid level you're using) to an existing storage system, without sacrificing
> data, uptime or redundancy.
As it happens, many raid implementations basically do what Conor
describes when you ask them to extend an array, they just do it behind
the scenes. It's the easiest way to do it when you don't have a
filesystem designed to agressively take advantage of raid like NetApps
WAFL or Sun's ZFS.
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