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Intel software RAID to hardware RAID

MBoos2
Beginner
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Hi, I used Google and found this:

I use a GIGABYTE H87M-HD3 with Intel H87 (Lynx Point) at the moment (5 HDD, Raid 5, Intel RST).

I bought an Intel RS3DC080 today. Is there any possibility to use the existing software raid with the new controller without rebuilding the array?

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idata
Community Manager
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Hello Markus,

 

 

Unfortunately, the system configuration you are planning is not feasible. In this particular case you will need to do a back-up and proceed to rebuild the Software RAID 5 on the Hardware RAID using the Intel® RS3DC080.

 

 

Regards,

 

Caesar B.

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idata
Community Manager
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Hello Markus,

 

 

Unfortunately, the system configuration you are planning is not feasible. In this particular case you will need to do a back-up and proceed to rebuild the Software RAID 5 on the Hardware RAID using the Intel® RS3DC080.

 

 

Regards,

 

Caesar B.
idata
Community Manager
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Hello Markus,

 

 

We would like to know if further assistance is required. Were you able to rebuild the software RAID 5 into your Intel® RS3DC080?

 

 

Sincerely,

 

Caesar B.
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