From: Michael <michael_laaja...@yahoo.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2012 07:47:26 +0200
Local: Fri, Sep 21 2012 1:47 am
Subject: Re: NAS: one box goes kaput; can same disks go on new one, NO REFORMATTINIG?
On 09/19/12 11:59 PM, Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
> On 9/18/2012 10:38 PM, David Combs wrote:Please separate formatting(low level) from making a filesystem(mkfs)!
>> Now, suppose I buy an new NAS box.
>> The one that quit on me: it has two disks in it (mirrored),
>> QUESTION: I get the new box, and slide in the same two
>> Can I do that, without having the new box REFORMAT
>> When I was reading the one and two stars Amazon reviews
>> So maybe my question would get different answers depending
> Formatting is one of those things that you do once with a
The latter is nothing wrong with.
> DON'T even think of doing this until you have made a backup/michael
> that you KNOW that you can restore if necessary. Somehow
> there is always some little bit of treasure on that disk!
> If you are told to "scrub that disk clean", get it in
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