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RAID 5

Discussion in 'Storage Drives' started by ICE Master, 22 May 2006.

  1. ICE Master

    Hitman

    Joined: 21 Feb 2004

    Posts: 886

    How do i calculate raid 5 out by hand not using any raid calculator if possible or any body knows?

    Thank you.
     
  2. Messiah Khan

    Sgarrista

    Joined: 1 Sep 2005

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    Location: Scottish Highlands

    You mean the capacity of it?
     
  3. ICE Master

    Hitman

    Joined: 21 Feb 2004

    Posts: 886

    sorry forgot to state the redundency and disk available.
     
  4. Messiah Khan

    Sgarrista

    Joined: 1 Sep 2005

    Posts: 9,998

    Location: Scottish Highlands

  5. ErNciLator

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 26 Jan 2006

    Posts: 1,040

    yer, basically all the drives capacities added up, take away 1 drive for parity as the dude above said, but make sure all the drives are the same size or it just doesnt work so good ;( (takes on size of smallest hd)