Parity Analysis - Practice part

Task - Determine configuration of a parity-based RAID

Parity analysis helps you get more information about a parity-based RAID, namely:

  • whether all disks are present;
  • catch a hotspare disk, if any;
  • identify certain RAID6 configurations.

In the task:

  1. download four disk image files,
  2. use all the tools of content analysis, including parity analysis, to get as much information as possible about the array.

Download disk image files

4 disk image files compressed to a ZIP archive, 410 MB

What we did in this situation

For a reference point, see what we did and what we were able to figure out - download PDF with our notes here.