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Adding members to RAID 0 array, need a Windows based imaging...

btarunr

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I'm adding two members to my existing RAID 0 array, this ATI SB600 as usual doesn't support append. Is there a Windows-based utility that creates an image of my existing logical drive (which I used just ~30 GB so far) that I can transfer onto an old 80GB IDE drive (that has a working Windows installation for my system) and then transfer that image onto the newly created RAID 0 array of four members?
 
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Are you looking for something free? If not, I'm sure norton ghost or something like that should work fine, but I've never tried it.
 

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HS. I didn't know G4L came in a bootable.iso thought it needed a lame Linux installation. Thanks, let's try.
 
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Does it support NTFS? :eek: Also, will it recognise my array?
Googled and found this:

"G4L by default uses bit-for-bit cloning (though certain modes can read the filesystem and only copy files). This has the advantage that any filesystem can be copied, and very complex partitioning setups are no problem at all. The disadvantage is that a lot of time and space is wasted cloning "junk" data on logically empty parts of the drive. This can be mitigated by zeroing the empty space on a disk, but it is still less efficient."

@ http://www.mepis.org/docs/en/index.php/G4l