How to Raid in Vista

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by dupsta, Sep 23, 2010.

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    "There is not enough space available space to complete this operation"

    I am on a 2008 MacPro running VISTA Ultimate. I have two external esata drives. I want to have them run as a raid 0 for media. However as I have posted, they will not raid together? I even tried raiding them at a fraction of their actual capacity as a test. Every MB number including default gave me the above error message. NO SPACE?
    These are blank brand new drives? Can anyone help me or give me some helps ideas?
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    please feed me a morsel as I wither in defeat. Can you send this thread to your smartest friend that can help me. Dear god, hear my cries for help!!!
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    I thought to create a RAID in Windows, you had to install third party drivers from your motherboard manufacturer.
     
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    balamw

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    I am not going to give up, I am sure someone in this world has created an external raid before?
    It seems so simple right? Maybe pass this along to someone you know that has experience with a raid, that would help me out so much. I am just so stuck here! I have nothing to even try?
     
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    done

    crazy..nothing on the internet explains how to create an external eSata data raid 0 in VISTA from a MacPro. The kind folks at OWC figured out a way to do it. Much appreciated! ANy MacPro folks trying to get 300mbs on a dual external eSata, PCIe dual port, raid 0 using Vista. Finally got it going. Was frustrating, but after some trial and error...game on!
     
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    balamw

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    So after all this, there still isn't anything on the internet about how to do it, but at least we know that if we contact the fine folks at MacSales/OWC they might be able to point us in the right direction. ;)

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