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I have been looking around online for a suitable tutorial to help me set up a raid0 across two (or more) drives, but not moving the actual installation of Mint onto that raid setup (I have that on a different single drive ).

A coworker had pointed me to this tutorial, and I could not make heads nor tails of it.

Can anyone give me a walkthrough (or pointer to one) for how to do this?

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The tutorial looks pretty clear (you actually only need steps 1 and 2). Which parts are you having trouble understanding or doing? – jordanm Mar 21 '13 at 3:11
@jordanm I think my biggest thing is that the author uses hard values for his devices instead of references. I'm not sure how I would modify the given commands to point to my specific drives instead of his example drives, and change it to raid0 instead of raid1. – Phill.Zitt Mar 21 '13 at 3:22
The /dev/sdb1 and /dev/sdb2 are the partitions, replace those. --level=1 is what specifies the level. Note that he is creating two RAID1 volumes. See man mdadm for the full documentation. – jordanm Mar 21 '13 at 3:30
@jordanm nevermind. that was exactly what I needed to give it a spin. Thank you very much for your help. – Phill.Zitt Mar 23 '13 at 16:21

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