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Re: RAID 5 failure... ARGH!!!

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I've been working on this problem for a while. Most of the time waiting for
drive backups to complete, etc.

Now I have all I'm wondering about something... The manufacturers utility
should be able to let me set these drives as READ ONLY. If I do this, will
it make them safe for mounting in Windows, etc? Will they truly be read
only, or will the OS, etc. ignore that flag?


Re: RAID 5 failure... ARGH!!!

On Tue, 17 Feb 2009 11:02:14 -0700, Calab wrote:

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To which utility are you referring? If you are looking for a tool that
will block all writes to a drive no matter the OS it is called a write
blocker and it is an actual piece of hardware. It is typically used in
doing forensic investigations.

If you are familiar with Linux, BSD or some Unix variant you can make
things safe for mounting. Windows and Safe do not go together without a
write blocker.

Best Regards,

Rob McCrea, B.Sc CISSP
Zebra Logic Inc. - Ensuring Data Survival

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