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How to set the parity bit in Raid5,Raid6.Raid10

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How to set the parity bit in Raid5,Raid6.Raid10
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There's no parity in RAID 1/0

RAID 5 and RAID 6 use a distributed parity, so nothing to do there, either.
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I understand Raid6 has two distributed  parity..are these parities different from each other ....any specific name for these parities  in raid6
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Usually, one parity stripe is calculated diagonally, the other horizontally.
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Usually, one parity stripe is calculated diagonally, the other horizontally.
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Thanks! Glad I could help.
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