Odd ataraid situation

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Tue Jul 12 02:39:32 GMT 2005

On Tuesday 12 July 2005 11:38, Giovanni P. Tirloni wrote:
>  But I'd like to ask if it'd theoretically be possible to create the RAID1
> array (ar0) with only one disk and add the second one later? It'd work
> like a broken array for some time. It's just an idea :)

I haven't been able to do this :(

I wish it were possible, but it doesn't not appear to be.

Stupidly (at least with my RAID card) you can make a stripe array with 1 disk, 
but not a mirror with 1..

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