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Re: [K12OSN] RAID Question



----- "Dan Young" <dyoung mesd k12 or us> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 6, 2009 at 12:13 PM, Joseph Bishay
> <joseph bishay gmail com> wrote:
> > that is the chip on the RAID controller so the hardware is there
> and
> > seems to be working.
> >
> > 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!
> 
> --
> Dan Young <dyoung mesd k12 or us>
> Multnomah ESD - Technology Services
> 503-257-1562
> 

In that case I'd be very inclined to remove the RAID config from the cards 'firmware' and just run pure Linux software RAID.

Tim Nelson
Systems/Network Support
Rockbochs Inc.
(218)727-4332 x105


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