Perform normal installation process up to the disk partitioning menu.
Select manual partitioning method in the disk partitioning menu.
Create empty partition table on each disk used to create RAID1 array. Continue reading “Configure Debian Software RAID 1 during installation” »
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RAID 0 (STRIPE)
RAID 0 splits data across drives, resulting in higher data throughput. The performance of this configuration is extremely high, but a loss of any drive in the array will result in data loss. This level is commonly referred to as striping.
- Minimum number of drives required: 2
- Performance: High
- Redundancy: Low
- Efficiency: High
Continue reading “Understanding RAID” »
Below are the steps on how to do the software RAID continuing from the hard disk partitioning section:
-1) Upon entering the partitioning review, it should looks like this:
2) Next is to delete every partition and left with only free space for both hard disk. It should looks like this:
Below are the steps on how to configure the Software RAID:
1) Select the Manual for the Partitioning Method:
2) On this screen, it will show you the available hard disk for the installation. Make sure both hard disks are visible. Now select the first hard disk and hit Enter: