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You're using Apple's RAID which means you need a device which just hosts the discs and then your new laptop will see them and use the existing RAID structure. This rules out NAS. AS these are existing RAID arrays you can't simple merge them together to create a single new RAID. At least, you can't while keeping the data on them. Essentially, in one device ...


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This might answer your question - though it scares me to death - http://superuser.com/questions/495672/how-can-i-convert-a-mbr-partition-to-gpt-without-loss-of-data Alternatively, iPartition can do it - but can't handle Core Storage Volumes, so it's usefulness may be short-lived as more of these come into use. [Unless they release an update, of course] ...


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I had a similar problem with my external Toshiba HD- my macbook wouldn't recognize the HD until after unplugging it and then prompted for a password (which hasn't been applicable for months). I tried all possibilities of a previous password, received the same error message in disk utility when trying to repair the HD, and finally was able to correct this ...


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It happens occasionally with my external drive which I suspect is a connection problem. I run 10.7.5 so I would judge it unlikely to be a Yosemite issue. If slightly moving the cable around replicated the behaviour, that's probably it. But no, clearly this is not normal. It would not hurt to try it on other systems which I don't currently have the hardware ...



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