On Feb 13, 2011, at 11:45 AM, Dan wrote: > > You're terminology is a bit muddied. From what I can tell, you have two > Acomdata boxes. Each box contains two 1 TB HDs, that are RAIDed together, so > they each present a 2 TB volume to your Mac. > > 1) Replacing the 1 TB mechanisms with 2 TB devices might be possible - if > their controller supports that. Best to check with them. > <http://www.acomdata.com/> > > 2) To make a 4 TB from that, you'd have to RAID together two already RAIDed > boxes. I don't think that will work. To RAID things without risking data > loss, the RAID controller needs to have direct access to all the media. > > - Dan. > -- > - Psychoceramic Emeritus; South Jersey, USA, Earth.
I do have two boxes containing 2 1TB drives each. I want to install 2 2TB drives in each box giving me 2 separate 4TB boxes. Assuming the Acomdata boxes controllers will work. Can I just install them and have them mount as a 4TB box or do I need to use Disk Utility to create a RAID? John Carmonne Yorba Linda CA 92886 USA Sent from my MBP -- You received this message because you are a member of G-Group, a group for those using G3, G4, and G5 desktop Macs - with a particular focus on Power Macs. The list FAQ is at http://lowendmac.com/lists/g-list.shtml and our netiquette guide is at http://www.lowendmac.com/lists/netiquette.shtml To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/g3-5-list