[CentOS] Transferring system to new RAID drive

Wed Sep 29 23:42:39 UTC 2010
Joseph L. Casale <jcasale at activenetwerx.com>

>Would going from a single 500G sata to two 500G sata drives in
>hardware raid 1 work?  Just wandering if some space will be lost using
>raid 1?

Again like I said: The same or bigger. Often HW raid controllers coerce the
size of a drive down a gig or so slightly different drives can all work together.
Likely the answer is no...

Although dd can work fine, it's far from the only tool do what you want.