How can we convert two RAID virtual disks into one virtual disk

We wish to reconfigure our RAID-0 to RAID-1 (this is the RAID controller in use: Dell Perc 6/i). We initially had only one physical disk, so I have added a second hard disk. Unfortunately, it doesn't appear to be possible to reconfigure the RAID using the server console because we have two virtual disks. Is it possible to merge the two virtual disks into one on the physical disk? Or is there software we can use to reconfigure the RAID with two virtual disks in place?
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jpguillebaudAuthor Commented:
I notice we have the option of creating the new physical hard drive as a "Global Hot Spare". Is this the same as RAID-1?
The firmware does not support such a migration.  No, a global hot spare is not the same.  YOu need to create a bare metal backup, blow everything away, and rebuild the array the way you want to, and restore.  

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If you have sliced the single drive into 2 Raid 0 Arrays / Virtual Disks, then you will not be able to perform Raid Level Migration to any other Raid level. This is a safety feature that is implemented in the firmware to prevent data loss. What you can do, is backup the second virtual disk, validate your backup, remove the second virtual disk. This will then allow you to do RLM to a Raid 1. Once this is done, i would recommend that you perform a capacity expansion to allow the new Raid 1 to consume all of the space on both drives. This will present new, unallocated space to your OS and you can then either expand your OS partitions or create a new partition with the new space.
jpguillebaudAuthor Commented:
Thank you for clarifying the situation.
Np, this is much better than having to blow away the array's which is not generally the best option.
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