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RAID 0 With USB Drives?

by Skyline770 / February 27, 2010 12:35 PM PST

Ok, I found a really interesting weekend project on YouTube: gutting out an old hard drive and replacing the insides with a USB hub and USB drives plugged into said hub (with the casings on everything removed, so everything fits), and then running a cable through a hole that I create in the side of the casing so I can plug the whole thing into a USB port on my computer.

Anyways, I have the hardware understanding set, but I have one problem: if I were to plug this in, the computer would recognize the drives as separate letters, which ruins the fact that this is supposed to sort of be a hard drive (nothing major, I won't have important data on it... it's just for a proof of concept). I was thinking, how could a person stripe all of the drives in a sort of RAID 0? I want the drives to be recognized as one drive letter on any computer I were to plug this "USB flash hard drive" into. Assume that every computer I were plugging this into is running a Windows operating system.

Any insight would be greatly appreciated.

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