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Pooling with DS119J


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Hi,

I have a 1-bay Synology for which I bought an additional 8TB disk and together with a dick docking station I wanted to make a disk pool.

Following the instructions in a video, I have managed to add the new disk as an internal disk. I however see that the disk, while detected, shows that it is not initialised in HDD/SDD in Storage Manger.

I have been reading some posts on how to further modify the /etc.defaults/synoinfo.conf file with commands such as:

 

Supportraid=”yes”

support_syno_hybrid_raid="yes"

support_config_swap=”yes”

 

#supportraidgroup=”yes”

 

My configuration file does not have supportraidgroup=”yes” so no need to hash that one.

 

Before attempting these, however, I wanted to consult with the experts for the sake of prudence.

 

Appreciate your help

Many thanks

Best,

Bobby

 

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You can’t take a single drive which is already in use as a volume und put it into a RAID group. 

 

It would mean that you‘ll need to start from scratch (blank DSM installed without any created volumes) and follow the instructions you see in the video. 

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