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Old 05-08-2010, 03:03 PM
Liam Proven
 
Default RAID 5/6 Access

On Sat, May 8, 2010 at 3:55 PM, James Bensley <jwbensley@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey List,
>
> I am looking to set up a software RAID 5 under Windows, this
> particular box is dual boot with Ubuntu 9.10. If I set up a software
> RAID 5 in Windows can I access it in Ubuntu? If this is possible is it
> advised to initially setup the software RAID in Windows or Ubuntu?

You can't access software RAIDs from different OSs. End of story.

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Old 05-08-2010, 03:16 PM
Kenneth Loafman
 
Default RAID 5/6 Access

Liam Proven wrote:
> On Sat, May 8, 2010 at 3:55 PM, James Bensley <jwbensley@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hey List,
>>
>> I am looking to set up a software RAID 5 under Windows, this
>> particular box is dual boot with Ubuntu 9.10. If I set up a software
>> RAID 5 in Windows can I access it in Ubuntu? If this is possible is it
>> advised to initially setup the software RAID in Windows or Ubuntu?
>
> You can't access software RAIDs from different OSs. End of story.

Agreed. This is quite impossible. If you still want RAID 5, set up a
NAS with RAID 5, then access it from Windows or Linux is possible.

...Ken

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