[K12OSN] RAID Question

Joseph Bishay joseph.bishay at gmail.com
Mon Apr 6 20:13:17 UTC 2009


On Mon, Apr 6, 2009 at 4:06 PM, Dan Young <dyoung at mesd.k12.or.us> wrote:
>> Am I missing a step to get the drives to act as a RAID? I thought
>> hardware raid was only suppose to report the unified array to the OS
>> so it wouldn't see two drives?
> http://linuxmafia.com/faq/Hardware/sata.html#fakeraid
> You didn't mention your distro, but support for these quasi-RAID chips
> varies widely w/ your kernel and dmraid version. The dmraid tools are
> probably required here. Good luck!

I am running Centos 5.3 on this machine.  The link you posted
recommended not using the RAID controller at all but using software
raid -- I was always under the impression that hardware was better in
all circumstances.

I will try using dmraid now.


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