[Techtalk] formatting half a mirrored raid...

Walt pippin at freeshell.org
Fri Jun 13 18:03:11 EST 2003

At 09:31 PM 6/13/2003 +0100, you wrote:
>Yes.  raid3 is essentially raid0 + parity disk.  You should be able to add
>parity_disk     /dev/sdd1

So... Can I make *any* disk the parity disk?

For instance, I have another 120 gb IDE drive
waiting to be used; can I use that? Or does
the parity drive need to be the same spec as
the other drives?



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