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Old 10-12-2005, 10:24 AM   #1
f0rmula
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Installing onto a RAID array..


Hi. I'm looking to install Debian (amd64 unofficial version) on a machine with an intel raid controller.

It's not going quite as I expected. I've been through the RAID setup and configured an RAID1 array from the two (identical) disks, but when I boot into the debian installer, it still presents me with two disks to install on.

I thought that I'd be offered only one disk (with the other disk being a mirror of the first)?

Do I need to install specific drivers for this controller, and if so how do I configure these drivers in the installer?

James
 
Old 10-12-2005, 02:49 PM   #2
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There might be something about this in the Debian forum.

From what I know of installs, there are different kernel options at boot. Did you try one of those? like raid.s or something?
 
Old 10-13-2005, 05:00 AM   #3
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Hmm. didn't see an option for raid. Pretty sure there wasn't one

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