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How to join existing RAID 5

Raymond Lok
Occasional Visitor

How to join existing RAID 5

I have a DL380 G5 with 3 x 72GB SAS HDD configured with RAID 5, now I want to add another 72GB HDD. Can I join this new HDD to the existing RAID 5? How?
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KarloChacon
Honored Contributor

Re: How to join existing RAID 5

hi

Yes you can procedure is called EXPAND/EXTEND

check these 2 threads they will help you to understand what to do

1.
http://forums11.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/questionanswer.do?threadId=1222531

2.
http://forums11.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/questionanswer.do?threadId=1223146

check also my attached file, let me explain to you I did it using RAID 0 but it is the same procedure no matter which RAID level you have

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