Checking support levels

Daniel O'Connor darius at
Fri May 16 08:24:14 UTC 2008

On Fri, 16 May 2008, Jonathan wrote:
> >From my understanding the RAID should be supported by dmraid ok
> 1) Is this correct?
> 2) Will it work "out of the box" or will I need to do complicated
> things?  ;) 3) Anything I should know? (caveats/restrictions/don't do
> that do this/etc) ? 4) With this chipset and drivers how does RAID 5
> compare with RAID 10 (if anyone knows) ?

dmraid doesn't have any error handling for RAID1 and I don't believe you 
can reconstruct your array if you do replace a disk (you need to use 
the BIOS).

ie it isn't really functional :(

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