How do I do that? googling seems to indicate that dmraid is the tool to
use, which I found odd as I thought that dmraid was only to support the
nasty cheap RAID controllers such as Highpoint, Promise etc. i.e. the
ones which are really host based software RAID, rather than separate
processor hardware RAID.
I installed dmraid anyway (on an Ubuntu breezy box) and its
documentation indicates that it does indeed support LSI Logic MegaRAID
but when I do
(having loaded the dm-mod module) I get the unhelpful, and untrue, reply
No RAID disks
ubuntu uses the megaraid module to drive the card (I mention this
because AIUI there is an alternative module) - perhaps this isn't
compatible with dmraid?
Uncle Google pointed me in the direction of something called megarc but
this is a little problematic:
1) I cannot find it to download on LSI's site. The only thing I have
been able to find is this file describing the tool:
2) The above file has a list of supported devices which includes a
bunch of SCSI and SATA devices. It doesn't mention PATA which is sad,
as the controller I have is PATA.
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