I'm a total noob to Ubuntu. So much so, I'm not even sure how to ask the question. Best to describe the situation I guess. I have an Ubuntu server 16.04LTS set up with 2 hard drives 1 500Gb 1 250Gb. I followed some Youtube videos to set up Samba and Raid1 software. I partitioned the raid drives to match, 2 at 230.9 plus swap space to total about 250Gb each (identically set up). I don't seem to have any problems with that, but I can't figure out how to access the additional 250ishGB from the second drive. How do I mount a partition outside of the raid configuration? Or is it wasted space because it's not in the array? If the later is the case, I guess I'd prefer to remove the raid array and just have 2 mounted disks totaling 750Gb. Can I do that without losing data on the disks? I'm running out of space. PS. I don't know exactly what to search for, but I tried a couple before posting this question :^) Apologies if it's an often asked question. Oh, this may help. Information is good, right?

root@Media-Server:/home/Bruce# mdadm -D /dev/md0
Version : 1.2
Creation Time : Sun Mar 25 13:07:52 2018
Raid Level : raid1
Array Size : 242056192 (230.84 GiB 247.87 GB)
Used Dev Size : 242056192 (230.84 GiB 247.87 GB)
Raid Devices : 2
Total Devices : 2
Persistence : Superblock is persistent

Intent Bitmap : Internal

Update Time : Fri Jun 22 12:14:29 2018
      State : clean

Active Devices : 2
Working Devices : 2
Failed Devices : 0
Spare Devices : 0

       Name : Media-Server:0  (local to host Media-Server)
       UUID : cd8f05a6:12196b3e:11780858:b041ed79
     Events : 1743

Number   Major   Minor   RaidDevice State<br>
   0       8        2        0      active sync   /dev/sda2
   1       8       19        1      active sync   /dev/sdb3

root@Media-Server:/home/Bruce# df -h
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
udev 1.8G 0 1.8G 0% /dev
tmpfs 354M 15M 339M 5% /run
/dev/md0 228G 191G 26G 89% /
tmpfs 1.8G 0 1.8G 0% /dev/shm
tmpfs 5.0M 0 5.0M 0% /run/lock
tmpfs 1.8G 0 1.8G 0% /sys/fs/cgroup
tmpfs 354M 0 354M 0% /run/user/1002

root@Media-Server:/home/Bruce# lsblk -o NAME,FSTYPE,SIZE,MOUNTPOINT,LABEL
sda 232.9G
├─sda1 swap 1.9G [SWAP]
└─sda2 linux_raid_member 231G Media-Server:0
└─md0 ext4 230.9G /
sdb 465.8G
├─sdb1 1K
├─sdb2 swap 1.9G [SWAP]
├─sdb3 linux_raid_member 231G Media-Server:0
│ └─md0 ext4 230.9G /
└─sdb5 232.9G

Thanks in Advance!

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