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Re-Synching problem with RAID5 Arrays in windows 2003 server

I have some drives in an external array box. When I create a RAID5 array it works fine. But when I move the drives to other slots or another Server computer with the same Docking bay/External Array then windows Server 2003 starts to re-Synch the drives.

If we do this with RAID 0 it works perfectly and can be moved around without any problems. The whole concept of this hardware is to provide mobility for data. I will look at going to a Hardware RAID card.... but if possible I would like to get it working correctly using Software RAID.

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I beleave RAID5 needs all 3 disks to be present and maybe even on the same channels as they where set up for really id depends on the capability of your software or hard card. Good Luck!

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