Checking support levels

Daniel O'Connor darius at
Fri May 16 10:23:16 UTC 2008

On Fri, 16 May 2008, Luke Yelavich wrote:
> > ie it isn't really functional :(
> if you intend to only run Linux on this box, I would personally
> recommend you consider Linux's software raid implementation instead,
> as it is much more robust.

Unfortunately there are several failure modes that won't cover. Uou are 
reliant on your BIOS being able to boot the second disk if the first 
has an error - Murphy dictates it will get an error half way through 
loading the kernel :)

Still it's OK if you can handle downtime and manual intervention on a 

Unfortunately I haven't actually been able to install Linux on a JMicron 
RAID-1 system which works fine with FreeBSD & Windows XP.

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