On Monday 26 January 2004 04:32, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting John Allen (john.allen at dublinux.net):
> > Anyone using a HighPoint RocketRaid 454, especially with Mandrake 9.2?
> That doesn't mean that Linux will be able to see HighPoint's proprietary
> software-RAID volumes on attached hard drives. Absent either
I installed the proprietary Highpoint drivers, and the system hangs shortly
after either formatting, or writing to the array.
> extraordinary cooperation from HighPoint with the open-source community
> (which seems unlikely) or your use of HighPoint-provided proprietary
> drivers in your kernel, you'll likely have to use the attached drives as
> plain ol' disk devices. The silver lining in that is that Linux's own
> software RAID (md driver) is almost certainly much better, anyway.
Unfortunately the system hangs when using the plain Linux ide drivers also.
Although it did saty up long enough to start an install, in radi 5 mode it
was dog slow.
I'm now looking at getting a 3Ware card, as other have reported using it
> Rick Moen "vi is my shepherd; I shall not font."
>rick at linuxmafia.com -- Psalm 0.1 beta
John Allen, Email: mailto:john.allen at dublinux.net
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