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Swapping HDDs from a NAS to a DAS

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Cyprio, 11 Jul 2008.

  1. Cyprio

    Cyprio G5 Supermodder

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    I have recently bought an ICY Box NAS but am unhappy with the performance over my home network and have decided to settle for a RAID'ed DAS eSATA solution. I mainly want to back up my pics so this should do fine. The problem is that i have already transferred some of my files over to the NAS. The 2 drives are formatted in ext3 format.

    My question is: will i just be able to take them out of the NAS and put them in the new DAS?

    I am thinking of getting the Thecus N2050 DAS.

    Thanks.

    Cyp.
     
  2. DougEdey

    DougEdey I pwn all your storage

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    I didn't have any issues when I did that with mine, I just didn't format the drive.
     
  3. Cyprio

    Cyprio G5 Supermodder

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    Good to hear.

    What if the new DAS asks to 'set up the RAID' or summin like that?
     
  4. DougEdey

    DougEdey I pwn all your storage

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    I dunno, I didn't use a RAID for mine :) I make seperate device backups
     

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