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Posted · Original PosterOP

Hi guys. What if I take a drive from a raid 0 array and put it in a pc to read it? Will it show some sort of files show up or will i be asked to reformat it?

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Posted · Original PosterOP
2 minutes ago, Electronics Wizardy said:

you won't see any files. You may see the incomplete raid array depending on how the raid was setup

I have a simple array of raid one on a server. I put file in that array. I shut the server down. I put one of the drives in a normal pc with windows 10 (no raid controller).

this is that i want to know: what happens next?

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9 minutes ago, MojangYang said:

What if I take a drive from a raid 0 array and put it in a pc to read it?

 

3 minutes ago, MojangYang said:

I have a simple array of raid one on a server.

Raid1 or Raid0? Raid1 is a mirror, with the same data copied to both drives, so it might work fine (emphasis on *might* - honestly don't know, never tried it). Raid0 won't work at all since half of the data is on the other drive.


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Posted · Original PosterOP
Just now, Spotty said:

 

Raid1 or Raid0? Raid1 is a mirror, with the same data copied to both drives, so it might work fine (emphasis on *might* - honestly don't know, never tried it). Raid0 won't work at all since half of the data is on the other drive.

Sorry it’s 0

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Just now, MojangYang said:

Sorry it’s 0

Then you won't be able to access any files. You need the complete RAID array.


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On RAID 0 the data is distributed in stripes. The size depends on the RAID Controller, but IIRC they are usually between 4-128kb. So if a file is smaller than the stripe size and you use the correct software you might be able to reproduce it.

But in 99% of cases the data is gonzo.

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