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FireWire Drives and RAID

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I have 2 identical Drives installed in their own FireWire cases.  Drive Setup under OS X will recognize them and format them but I can not combine them into a RAID.  I would like to stripe them together.  Any ideas?
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by:weed
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Are they chained or each on a separate firewire bus?
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I tried them both ways actually.
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What raid scheme are you using?
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Stripped RAID 0
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Can you do it with any other scheme? Will it allow you to mirror etc?
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Negative.
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by:weed
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Not sure then...I'd be curious to see what apple says if you shot them an email. Maybe it doesnt support firewire yet?
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I installed them internally and I still can't add them.  It might be the size.  They are 160 GB each.
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I installed them internally and I still can't add them.  It might be the size.  They are 160 GB each.
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I installed them internally and I still can't add them.  It might be the size.  They are 160 GB each.
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I installed them internally and I still can't add them.  It might be the size.  They are 160 GB each.
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Hard Disk Speed Tools was the only program that I could find that would do the Job.  Anyone else used this program?
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WIF567 earned 50 total points
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Try
http://www.vsttech.com/Products/Software/FireRAIDSoftware.asp

VST is much more in tune with Apple's specs than most 3rd part manuf.s
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Also check with the drive maker that both drives have the same firmware.
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