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  • Configuring RAID 1 for Opal


    Will Fastie

    By Will Fastie

    The last stumbling block in my quest to bring Opal, my new desktop PC, online has been resolved.

    Back when I was building Opal, my new PC to run Windows 11, I ran into a problem configuring two 6TB drives as a RAID 1 array. I struggled with that, which surprised me because it was relatively easy setting up the mirror on my original box, Onyx.

    I let Opal lie fallow. My excuse was that my wife had acquired her Lenovo Yoga, which was happily running Windows 11 Pro. That gave me access to a machine when I needed to deal with a Windows 11 topic for this newsletter. The delay that ensued turned out to have been a good thing.

    Read the full story in our Plus Newsletter (20.18.0, 2023-05-01).