RAID 0, disk striping

jjc_mn

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If I have 2 hard drives and Win 2K pro will I be able to do disk striping or do I need three hard drives with the OS on a non-striped drive? How should I connect the striped drives to the IDE controller? As master-slave or master-master? If I do master-master than one of the drives will be a master of a CD drive configured as a slave. Will the CD drive slow down the drive sharing the same IDE connector?

I'm looking strictly for speed without any reliability. Unfortunately I don’t have hardware RAID on my motherboard.
 

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<A HREF="http://www.winnetmag.com/Articles/Index.cfm?ArticleID=7884" target="_new">Windows 2000 Disk Management</A>

<A HREF="http://ctdp.tripod.com/os/windows/win2k/win2ktolerance.html" target="_new">Fault Tolerance</A>

<A HREF="http://www.labmice.net/Windows2000/diskmgmt/RAID.htm" target="_new">RAID (Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks)</A>

<A HREF="http://support.microsoft.com/directory/article.asp?ID=KB;EN-US;Q222189&" target="_new">Description of Disk Groups in Windows Disk Management</A>

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