virtual raid on usb HDD drives

fletcher johnson fjohnson at
Thu Aug 16 13:31:54 UTC 2007

Yep this is definitely doable. In fact you could do raid with pretty much
any combination of devices that are r/w.
Check it out This guide is
old but still relevant. What I would suggest is dropping the raid tools and
going with mdadm instead as that is much easier to manage your array with.
Get back at me if you need more help

On 8/15/07, Tomoki Taniguchi <tomoki.taniguchi at> wrote:
> If i have 2 identical usb HDD drives,
> is there a way to set  them up so the system
> sees them as a raid 1 array?
> I want to mirror the disks for extra redundancy.
> TIA,
> Tomoki
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