From: Wesley Darlington (wesley at domain blackstar.co.uk)
Date: Tue 08 May 2001 - 14:02:57 IST
On Tue, May 08, 2001 at 01:30:32PM +0100, Stephane Dudzinski wrote:
> That's alright for the windows part, i only use linux.
> That's a pain not to have proper drivers :(
Ah, it's not that bad. You're probably better off using linux' software
raid anyhow: the windows `drivers' are just an implementation of software
Mind you, I've just found...
...which looks interesting, although I'm pretty sure I'd prefer linux'
software raid. For starters, I could use every ata channel, and then
> On 08 May 2001 13:28:02 +0100, Wesley Darlington wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > On Tue, May 08, 2001 at 01:14:51PM +0100, Stephane Dudzinski wrote:
> > > I ran into a small problem last time on my box. I've got an Abit KT7A
> > > RAID with integrated HPT 370 controller. I did setup a RAID0 container
> > > of two 20GB drives, it then saw happily a 37.8GB drive. Went into the
> > > redhat 7.1 and it didn't load up any module to care of RAID. And it then
> > > saw : 2 drives :(
> > >
> > > Wondering if there are specific parameters to give on boot, anybody
> > > tried that ? (i am not talking about software RAID but hardware with
> > > controller).
> > AIUI, the HPT370's built-int `raid' is almost completely a *software*
> > implementation. It depends on OS drivers. Linux doesn't have such
> > drivers, AFAIK.
> > If you want to do raid on disks on your HPT370, you'll have to use linux'
> > own software raid. This implies that you can't easily dual boot to windows
> > and linux on raid0.
> > Wesley.
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