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  1. [ubuntu] Re: How To Access RAID Disks From Another Device?

    Well the dd copy has been running for about 6 hours now ....

    A progress bar .... or any hint of life .... would be really useful.

    I wish I'd tried the mount first.

    ho hum :-)
  2. [ubuntu] Re: How To Access RAID Disks From Another Device?

    Hi Steeldriver,

    Maybe I should have thrown it out the window!!! :-)

    OK, I think you are right about taking a low level copy first. So i'll find a disk to do that with (I'm guessing it will take...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: How To Access RAID Disks From Another Device?

    Hi Steeldriver,

    ok, i'm a dope! I didn't realise that there was a page 2 to this message so I didn't see your reply until now! Duh!

    I turned off the PC and restarted it and now (of course!) it...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: How To Access RAID Disks From Another Device?

    Hi Bushflyr,

    Thanks for getting back to me. I think I'm getting somewhere (or at least, I think you guys are getting me somewhere!! :-))

    I read through those links you suggested. Yes, the NAS...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: How To Access RAID Disks From Another Device?

    Hi Steeldriver,

    Thanks for that. Yes, I see the difference.

    Running sudo mdadm --examine /dev/sdX2 gives me:



    /dev/sda2:
    Magic : a92b4efc
  6. [ubuntu] Re: How To Access RAID Disks From Another Device?

    I've just run "sudo fdisk -l" again and it has given a different result. I'm not sure whether that is because I have mdadm installed for for some of the other things I have been trying. Anyway, it...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: How To Access RAID Disks From Another Device?

    Hi Steeldriver,

    Thanks for getting back to me. You have moved me forwards....

    The disk utility tells me that each disk contains two "RAID Components". In each case, the first one is 1GB and the...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: How To Access RAID Disks From Another Device?

    It is an Iomega ix2. The Iomega people have suggested that accessing the data is possible (but without explaining how :-))
  9. [ubuntu] How To Access RAID Disks From Another Device?

    I have a faulty NAS which has been running RAID 1. I need to extract the data from the disks (it is the NAS device itself that has failed, not the disks). I removed the disks and put them into a PC...
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