setting up HP ML 370 G6 with RAID 10

I want to use raid 10 on all 6 disks and have one volume for the os of 80 gB I want the 2 volumes to appear as 2 physical drives in windows 2008 R2, using smart start what options would i choose ?
LVL 1
NAMEWITHELD12Asked:
Who is Participating?
 
ThaVWManCommented:
With the SmartStart CD, you would choose the array configuration utility and set the drive up from there.  Once in the config utility, you need to first create the disk array. This creates the grouping of the physical disks into one big physical drive.  Then, you will want to create 2 logical drives, one for your 80GB C: partition, and then the rest of the space for your data partition. You should be good to go at that point.

Is there a reason you are not using RAID 5?
0
 
andyalderCommented:
Probable reason they're not using RAID 5 is that it has poor write performance when compared to RAID 10.
0
 
NAMEWITHELD12Author Commented:
the thing that was getting me was that i had to go under maintenece to see the raid config
0
Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

All Courses

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.