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Old 06-28-2004, 05:40 PM   #1
szeroki3xl
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A Hardware Sata RAID1 on Linux


Hi, my configuration is like this:
2 x 120gb Seagate SATA
and onchip RAID controller. I have already set up in controller's internal bios RAID 1 array. On computer boot promt it shows everything is just fine: Mirror Disk 1 Disk 2.

When i start installation of FC2 linux, my onchip raid controller is correctly detected and right driver is loaded. Then comes turn for partitioning and... surprise! There are still 2 separate hard drives sda i sdb.

I don't want to use software RAID because i don't believe its reliability.

How can i make it one drive to system installer?
 
Old 06-28-2004, 09:47 PM   #2
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szeroki3xl;go to http://tldp.org/HOWTO/HOWTO-INDEX section 5 single list
howto,s page 40 raid howto cookbook of 56pp,s may find answers.
 
Old 06-28-2004, 10:32 PM   #3
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You should see a device name md0.

BTW, on-board controllers like Silicon Image, Promise, Highpoint, VIA, INTEL does not do hardware RAID.
 
  


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