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How to install the SoftRAID driver with macOS Catalina (10.5.1)

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Boot Drive without Recovery Partition
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Hello -- I converted my Boot drive to a SoftRaid volume. It was not and is not a raid volume. In the process, I believe the MacOS recovery partition was lost. I believe I saw somewhere on the forum that a SoftRaid volume does not support the recovery partition. Is that correct?

I first thought about converting the volume back to an Apple volume, and then cloning the recovery partition. Then I wondered if I could create a mirror raid with it. The Boot drive is an SSD. I would mirror it with a volume on a separate spinner drive that has another volume on it that is mirrored with a third drive.

Would that work with SoftRaid lite? I realize I would have to boot with a backup drive.

Thanks in advance...
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There are no recovery partitions on Apple RAID volumes or SoftRAID volumes.
The recovery partition data is only set when installing the OS.

Best solution is simply create a bootable USB thumbdrive, or external disk, to perform OS X maintenance.
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