Re: Drive upgrade

2011-02-16 Thread John Carmonne
On Feb 14, 2011, at 12:45 PM, Dan wrote: This is the box I have It states a 2TB capacity but maybe the specs were written before the larger HDD's were readily available? And as you said it appears no drivers needed. http://www.acomdata.com/app/stx.productdetail.asp?did=48 Nice box.

Re: Drive upgrade

2011-02-16 Thread Dan
At 3:35 PM -0800 2/14/2011, John Carmonne wrote: On Feb 14, 2011, at 12:45 PM, Dan wrote: This is the box I have It states a 2TB capacity but maybe the specs were written before the larger HDD's were readily available? And as you said it appears no drivers needed.

Re: Drive upgrade

2011-02-14 Thread John Carmonne
On Feb 13, 2011, at 7:48 PM, Dan wrote: If the box supports the bigger drives, it's possible that the controller will automagically RAID the drives. Otherwise they'd have to provide some sort of tool to make it do it. You haven't said the actual model name so googling around a

Re: Drive upgrade

2011-02-14 Thread Dan
At 5:39 AM -0800 2/14/2011, John Carmonne wrote: On Feb 13, 2011, at 7:48 PM, Dan wrote: If the box supports the bigger drives, it's possible that the controller will automagically RAID the drives. Otherwise they'd have to provide some sort of tool to make it do it. You haven't said the

Re: Drive upgrade

2011-02-13 Thread Dan
At 8:20 AM -0800 2/12/2011, John Carmonne wrote: I have two acomdata 2TB drives that consist of 2 1TB Hitachi drives. Each of the drives mount as single 2 TB drives. Can I replace the two 1TB's with two 2TB's and create a single 4TB drive just by installing the new HDD's? Or do I need to do a

Re: Drive upgrade

2011-02-13 Thread John Carmonne
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

Re: Drive upgrade

2011-02-13 Thread Dan
At 4:52 PM -0800 2/13/2011, John Carmonne wrote: 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