Broken RAID array
Posted on 2004-10-04
Hello, Had a good one this weekend. Basicly while I was installing a new disk Array (raid 5) to a windows machine that all ready had a RAID 5 disk array attached I reconfigured the old one by mistake and lost all the data. I have been able to restore from back up to the new device but I am missing one day of data from that. The problem is I brought the machine up so I am afraid it re wrote some configs to the RAID.
So this is what I need a hand with. I was going to set up the old disk array on a separate windows box trying to get the exact raid config as I had before. hopeing it would fix it self and be able to see the data. But then I am sure i need windows to reconize it which would mean writing a siguture and format ( thats not good) i dont know if this is going to help or not.
Any other ideas out there. I can supply more info if needed.