homeserver pool adds drives and shows totally but dos not use them for storage RRS feed

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  • Hi can any one help after a motherbord went down i reinstalled my home server software. i add drives to my pool which in creases in size but when i transfer my data only the first drive or system drive is used. so fills up quickly
    Monday, January 24, 2011 7:25 AM

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  • Although perhaps not what you expect this behaviour is by design. WHS tries to keep the file in existing shares together on the same physical disk, so if you add new files to already existing shares WHS will try and keep them on the same disk until it's almost filled up.

    If you don't like this behaviour and you want to spread you data more evenly over the available disks please you may the Drive Balance Add-in useful

    Henk Panneman - http://www.homeserverweb.nl
    Monday, January 24, 2011 9:30 PM