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G-RAID failed. Help please! 17 Aug 2016 19:18 #79276


My G-RAID with Thunderbolt (www.g-technology.com/products/g-raid-thunderbolt-2) failed. I contacted the support. They were really nice and they are going to send me a new drive as it's inside the warranty period.

I was using RAID-1. My question is: when the new drive arrives is just a matter of plug it in? How does it know it should copy from the “good drive” to the new drive and not the other way around? Also, what happens if I put a driver with different files? I am not sure if the drive they are going to send will be formatted for Mac. I don't want to do anything wrong when the drive arrives. Has it happened to anyone?

Thank you for the help!


(Is LaCie better than G-Tech?)

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G-RAID failed. Help please! 30 Dec 2017 14:47 #92855

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You should only need to put the new drive in to replace the bad one, and the RAID enclosure should take care of the rest. G-Tech should have instructions on doing this.

Is LaCie better than G-Tech? Depends on who you ask. I don't think there's any empirical data to prove one way or the other.

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