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MKnit
Beginner
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Can 3 drives be added as JBOD without destroying the existing RAID1?

We have a system with an Intel Integrated RAID module RMS3CC080 firmware version 24.15.0-0023. This is set up as a RAID1 plus hot spare as follows. VD0 is slots 0 and 1 and slot 2 is the hot spare. We would like to add 3 new drives to operate as a JBOD. Can this be done without destroying the RAID1 VD0 ? Currently the adapter settings show "Enable JBOD no". The customer purchased the 3 drives as an upgrade but we were sent no instructions to accomplish this. Can this be done without destroying the existing RAID1?

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Franklin_S_Intel
Employee
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Hello Mike, Please allow us some time to get back with you with an answer to your inquiry. Regards, Franklin S. Intel Customer Support Technician Under Contract to Intel Corporation
Agit
Novice
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Hi Mike,

 

What I have done in the past with the RMS3CC080 (Coffee Canyon) adapter is to add the JBOD disks as 3 single disk RAID 0 volumes. They will show up as individual virtual disks and will not affect your current existing RAID 1 config. They may need to mark the drives as online in the Windows Disk Management Console after creating the RAID 0 volumes

 

For example:

 

VD_0 - Existing RAID 1

VD_1 - New single disk RAID 0

VD_2 - New single disk RAID 0

VD_3 - New single disk RAID 0

MKnit
Beginner
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Thank you so very much for your response. This worked perfectly!

Mike

Agit
Novice
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Awesome! That's great to hear.

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