[pcductape] Re: Mirroring hdd's

  • From: trapper <trapper@xxxxxxx>
  • To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 06 Dec 2004 21:50:30 -0800

I think Eric is the know it all guy around here for lightening strikes.
Wasn;t he the one who got hit several times in a row...
Spooky stuff!

----- Original Message -----
From: "Carl" <Ctm007@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, December 06, 2004 9:40 PM
Subject: [pcductape] Re: Mirroring hdd's


> Hi Scott,
>
> Thanks for the website.   I see you're using the Wikipedia Encyclopedia.
My
> gosh, there are 10 levels of Raid.   I still wonder though why one would
> depend on two (or more) hard drives in one machine which will be
> susceptible  to lightening strikes.   If a direct hit gets the machine I
> suspect it will kill all hard drives in the machine.   I wonder if the
> better method of protecting one's data is to save data to an external
> harddrive and then remove that hard drive from the unit, very much like a
> floppy or cd diskette.
>
> Carl
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Scott McNay" <wizard@xxxxxxxx>
> To: "Pam" <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, December 06, 2004 6:22 PM
> Subject: [pcductape] Re: Mirroring hdd's
>
>
> >
> > Hi Pam,
> >
> > Monday, December 6, 2004, 1:12:42 PM, you wrote:
> >
> > P> What I want to set up is automatic mirroring... at least that is how
I
> > P> understand it will work. I have not worked with raid either.
> >
> > For those who may be wondering what RAID is:
> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAID
> >
> > --
> > Scott.
>
>
>
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