Intel ICH8R chipset

Daniel O'Connor darius at
Thu Mar 1 00:18:20 UTC 2007

On Thursday 01 March 2007 01:35, Darrick J. Wong wrote:
> md is slightly faster than dmraid, and md has better administration
> tools.  BIOS RAID has the slight advantage that you can boot off of it,
> though iirc there are hacks somewhere on the Internet that explain how
> to boot off md.

They'll work find until the first disk in your array gets an error somewhere 
in the early boot stages (when the BIOS is loading the OS). If that happens 
there is no redundancy so your system will not boot.

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