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    Unhappy Problem with Nas N5500, extending Hdd in Raid 5

    Hi,

    I have the problem that I can not extend my volume on raid 5


    example:

    I have 3 HDD on raid 5 and 0% unused.
    If I migrate this to Raid 5 + 1 extra disk (same size as the rest) (total 4 HDD).
    I have like 30% unused. normally I can change this by changing the volume box to 100%
    But now comes the problem this part is GRAY so I can not put this 70% to 100%

    if I start with 4 disks and making the raid 5 it works but I have already data on it and it is to match to put it somewhere else so this is not an option.

    can some one help me please?

    it is like I am the only person with this problem.
    the n5500 firmware is up to date.

    Thanks,

    Kris.

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    Re: Problem with Nas N5500, extending Hdd in Raid 5

    chance is you will need to do this as i had to on my N5200 last week !

    http://www.thecusforum.eu/showpost.p...09&postcount=2

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