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From: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <bzolnier@gmail.com>
To: "Patrick Ale" <patrick.ale@gmail.com>
Cc: linux-kernel <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [QUESTION] Sata RAID
Date: Sat, 24 Feb 2007 16:24:16 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <200702241624.17024.bzolnier@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <8d158e1f0702240210x71f981a6xf2fe8917dac5e91a@mail.gmail.com>


use device mapper and dmraid

	http://people.redhat.com/~heinzm/sw/dmraid/

and please read

	http://linux-ata.org/faq-sata-raid.html

On Saturday 24 February 2007, Patrick Ale wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Quick question,
> 
> Since I am going to open my server today to do some pata tests (for
> the weird detection problems people are giving me fantastic help with,
> no sarcasm, I really mean it) I thought: why not add two 320GB SATA
> disks on the SATA controller that the mainboard has.
> 
> I am wondering: should I use the onboard RAID function? Is this
> supported by Linux? I remember back in "the old days (TM)" there were
> seperate (spelling) drivers for ataraid, how does the current 2.6
> branch cope with the RAID functions of modern motherboards?
> 
> I am aware that it is NOT hardware raid, the raid is done in the
> driver, which is why you need this fancy boot disk before installing
> Windows on your RAID set.
> 
> Or would you suggest me to stick with MD devices?
> 
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Patrick Ale
> patrick.ale@gmail.com
> 
> "kun kasvan isoksi, halun olla poro"

  reply	other threads:[~2007-02-24 15:18 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-24 10:10 Patrick Ale
2007-02-24 15:24 ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz [this message]
2007-02-24 17:11   ` Michael-Luke Jones
2007-02-24 17:19     ` Patrick Ale
2007-02-26  8:30       ` Patrick Ale
2007-02-26  8:37         ` Neil Brown
2007-02-28  1:51         ` Bill Davidsen
2007-02-28 13:02           ` Alan

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