Ataraid-list Digest, Vol 15, Issue 11
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Thu Jun 23 10:56:27 UTC 2005
On Sunday 19 Jun 2005 10:01, Hillel Bilman wrote:
> Thanks for your reply.
> What version of dmraid are you using to sucessfully recognize your
> Promise FastTrak TX2200 using RAID0.
I believe rc6 or better all worked flawlessly with the TX2000. I can't test
the latest release as I have since moved to a SCSI hardware raid solution on
the machine concerned.
> Date: Wed, 18 May 2005 13:58:35 +0100
> From: Rob Hall <robslists at digitalmedia.newsquest.co.uk>
> Subject: Re: how to set-up Promise FastTrak TX2200
> To: ataraid-list at redhat.com, hillel at ecommunicate.co.za
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> On Monday 16 May 2005 17:30, Hillel Bilman wrote:
> > I've got a Centos4 Linux server and installed Linux on a separate drive
> > as it won't see my
> > 2 x 80GB harddrives connected via a Promise FastTrak TX2200 using
> > mirroring.
> > I thought I would need to recompile my kernel but there is no driver in
> > kernel 2.6.9-5.0.5 for the TX2200. I checked and the dmraid rpm
> > 1.0.0-rc5f is installed and the hardware is installed but
> > if I type: dmraid -ay
> > I get "No Software RAID disks"
> > If I type: dmraid -ay -f pdc
> > I get "No RAID disk with format: pdc"
> > Would anyone be so kind as to send me a HOWTO to get Linux to pick up the
> > RAID device.
> > Any help greatly appreciated.
> I use a TX2000 and found that dmraid 1.0.0-rc5f would not correctly
> identify my RAID0 set. Might be worth trying a later dmraid revision from
> http://people.redhat.com/~heinzm/sw/dmraid/ as a starting point.
> Best regards,
> Rob Hall - Red Hat Certified Engineer
> Technical Team Leader
> Newsquest Digital Media
Rob Hall - Red Hat Certified Engineer
Technical Team Leader
Newsquest Digital Media
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