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Old September 22, 2009, 11:50 PM
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Default RAID 1 arrays can be built as you choose

Originally Posted by Bojamijams View Post
If I have two hard drives (same ones) and one is empty and the other is filled with data, then when I want to make them a Raid 1 setup, will it automatically copy the data from the filled one to the empty one[...]
not automatically - but if you choose to build a RAID 1 array by adding a second HDD to match an existing HDD (w. data) then that is how the array is built. From that point on data is written to both drives to keep them functioning properly in the RAID1 config.
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