It depends what RAID solution you get. The 2 port SATA RAID controller
in particular uses
the driver for its functionality (i.e. its not hardware RAID) and so
this won't be supported by
the Linux driver, and software RAID should be used instead.
The SCSI RAID card offered with this machine is known as a PERC 320/DC
and is an Adaptec controller, using
the aacraid driver.
As far as I know, the LSI PERC cards aren't sold with this machine,
which are the ones that use the megaraid(2) driver.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ilug-bounces at linux.ie [mailto:ilug-bounces at linux.ie]On Behalf Of
> Barry Redmond
> Sent: 09 May 2005 14:01
> To: ilug at linux.ie> Subject: [ILUG] Dell Poweredge & raid
>>> We were about to order a Dell Poweredge SC1420, but have been told
> (by DIT's IT admin) that others in DIT have been unable to
> get the raid
> working under Linux on this box due to some sort of driver problem.
>> I've no other details yet. Has anyone else encountered this problem?
> Barry Redmond
> Irish Linux Users' Group
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