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Can I configure two separate raid1

Current configuration;
Intel server MB
Adaptec 29320A scsi controller card
Two scsi disk mirrored using adaptec bios.
Now I plan to do the following;
 Add two sata disks, mirror them by using win 2008 OS.
I must be able to boot with scsi disks since OS is installed on them.
Thank you
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Change2009
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Change2009
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DavidCommented:
Yes, you are free to have a win2k8 dynamic disk software RAID and an Adaptec RAID.
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noxchoCommented:
So your original purpose is to create hardware and software RAIDs mix, right? Then there should be no problem.
But instead of using software mirror approach I would recommend getting SATA RAID controller and building two hardware RAIDs (SCSI and SATA).
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CallandorCommented:
Hardware RAID for a mirror might be expensive, and you certainly don't want to use any onboard RAID solutions.  Software RAID in this case would be a good, inexpensive solution.
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Change2009Author Commented:
Thank you all for recommendation but I still need to know if I could boot from scsi hardware raid since it is the OS, the sata raid1 would be shown in OS as D:\ for data
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noxchoCommented:
You should be able to boot from SCSI configured RAID if Windows and drivers are installed properly.
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Change2009Author Commented:
Thank you all for your responses, I decided to use windows 2008 dynamic (mirror) feature for data and hardware raid for OS. I also booted to OS with SCSI disks.
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