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    Default Raid quastion?

    I have 2 hard drives setup in a raid on the gigabyte/jmicron controller. I was woundering will the data be safe on the drives if i swap them to the intel controller and setup the raid array in the same way as the was on the gigabyte controller?
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    Default Re: Raid quastion?

    No body has a answer?
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    Default Re: Raid quastion?

    You don't even say whether it is rAID0 or RAID1. Might make a difference.

    Raid writes metadata about the array into the disks, obviously outside of the filesystem data. Each manufacturer seems to use different format for their metadata. Jmicron has written into your disks. For the move to simply work, the Intel should be able to spot and understand the Jmicron's metadata. It probably won't. And if you tell the Intel to "create array", it might wipe the disks, for it probably assumes them to be new and empty. So expect a failure; it is likely.

    You do want to have a backup.

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    Default Re: Raid quastion?

    they are in a raid0 setup I didnt think that would make a difference but then again I don't know much about raid. I just have to find some way of backing up 400+ gb's of data
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