Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




411 posts

Ultimate Geek


# 21105 15-Apr-2008 22:05
Send private message

Is it possible to combine 2 laptop hdd's into one big one?

In a laptop of mine, it has 2 100gb hdd's and rather than have 2 100gb partitions, it would be best to have one big one. Is this possible and if so how?
 

By the way, the hdds are IDE hdds, one is a seagate and i'm not entirely sure on the other one, maybe a toshiba? or HP/Compaq.




-- Divett Enterprises -- The Power Of Tomorrow --

Create new topic
BDFL - Memuneh
64836 posts

Uber Geek

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

206 posts

Master Geek

Trusted

  # 123871 15-Apr-2008 23:07
Send private message

Software RAID 0, stripe set.

Windows... not possible with boot OS on the stripe but you can partition off an area for Windows that is not part of the stripe. Windows will not be able to read the strip either. 8(

Linux, sure, with some black OSS magic. See here for an non-exhaustive example of what is possible (and the risks)
http://gentoo-wiki.com/HOWTO_Gentoo_Install_on_Software_RAID





We Don't Know How Lucky We Are                                                                                                   POPS To Thanks

 
 
 
 




411 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 124210 16-Apr-2008 22:32
Send private message

sounds confusing :D ill look into the acronis thing.

The laptop is running XP Professional.

Is it a simple thing in the acronis software to do it freitasm?




-- Divett Enterprises -- The Power Of Tomorrow --

Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Chorus to launch Hyperfibre service
Posted 18-Nov-2019 15:00


Microsoft launches first Experience Center worldwide for Asia Pacific in Singapore
Posted 13-Nov-2019 13:08


Disney+ comes to LG Smart TVs
Posted 13-Nov-2019 12:55


Spark launches new wireless broadband "Unplan Metro"
Posted 11-Nov-2019 08:19


Malwarebytes overhauls flagship product with new UI, faster engine and lighter footprint
Posted 6-Nov-2019 11:48


CarbonClick launches into Digital Marketplaces
Posted 6-Nov-2019 11:42


Kordia offers Microsoft Azure Peering Service
Posted 6-Nov-2019 11:41


Spark 5G live on Auckland Harbour for Emirates Team New Zealand
Posted 4-Nov-2019 17:30


BNZ and Vodafone partner to boost NZ Tech for SME
Posted 31-Oct-2019 17:14


Nokia 7.2 available in New Zealand
Posted 31-Oct-2019 16:24


2talk launches Microsoft Teams Direct Routing product
Posted 29-Oct-2019 10:35


New Breast Cancer Foundation app puts power in Kiwi women's hands
Posted 25-Oct-2019 16:13


OPPO Reno2 Series lands, alongside hybrid noise-cancelling Wireless Headphones
Posted 24-Oct-2019 15:32


Waikato Data Scientists awarded $13 million from the Government
Posted 24-Oct-2019 15:27


D-Link launches Wave 2 Unified Access Points
Posted 24-Oct-2019 15:07



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.