RAID - can a mirrored disk be used on a non-RAID controller?

Chris racerx at
Sun Mar 28 12:15:23 PST 2004

On Sunday 28 March 2004 02:11 pm, Dan Langille wrote:
> I had a hard disk failure this weekend.  I had been considering RAID
> mirroring but this has brought the issue forward.
> My plan is to create a box with two drives and use a RAID card to
> mirror them.  Should the RAID card die, can I move a drive to another
> box with a standard IDE controller and run the system from there?  In
> short, I'm asking, does the RAID controller create a drive image
> which cannot be used by an IDE controller?

	I assume the RAID card is IDE? If not, then SCSI cant be hooked up to an IDE 
cable - but you knew that.

Best regards,

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