[GLLUG] Advice on expanding an existing RAID 1 installation

Iain M Conochie iain at shihad.org
Mon May 26 18:22:21 UTC 2014

>> You could remove 1 x 1TB
>> drive and replace with 2 x 3 TB drives, create a new array, and the copy
>> over the data.
> You could, but I doubt you'd find a faster way of copying the data 
> than using the inbuilt facilities of RAID.
> In this particular case, there are a very large number of files with 
> multiple hard links, so copying them gets quite interesting.

Ah ha - will that be rsnapshot you are using?

Good luck!

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