A question on externally hooked up internally raid drives.

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  1. Slumpert

    Slumpert Member

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    Currently I am awaiting delivery of a eBay purchased bolt and I was wondering if anyone has bought a external raid enclosure and hooked that up internally to the bolt sata port?

    I was thinking a simple hardware raid 1 box with 2 - 3tb drives. The enclosures are cheap enough, just wondered if anyone has experience with doing this?
     
  2. ggieseke

    ggieseke Well-Known Member

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    AFAIK, nobody has managed to make a RAID box work yet despite several attempts. Anything except a direct connection between the 'internal' SATA port on a Bolt and the SATA connector on a drive seems to fail, even single-drive external enclosures with a built-in eSATA port.
     

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