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Old February 21, 2009, 08:38 PM
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Originally Posted by NyteOwl View Post
This is known as JBOD mode (Just a Bunch Of Disks) where they all get spanned into one large drive. While it can be useful in some circumstances it can also be a very dangerous way to store data and is not really recommended for anything critical.
Why is this dangerous? If one drive fails it does not take out the entire JBOD disk. You just remove the dead drive and replace it (provided you have the redundance turned on).
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