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Old 09-21-2004, 08:54 AM   #1
jma
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SiS 655FX SATA Raid - on Fedora


Hi,
I want to make 2 SATA disks run as hardware raid. (mirror, level 1).

Specs.:
Fedora Core 2.
Motherboard: Asus P4S800D SiS655FX.
1 ATA-disk (used for OS)
2 SATA-disks (for RAID).

The chipset for the raidcontroller is SiS655FX, but as far as I can see and understand there is not support for Linux (download.sis.com/).
The bios find the harddrives and also the raid utility makes it possible to make the 2 disks runs as raid. But when Fedora boots up the RAID-drive is not there (I use fdisk -l). I guess that it must be because of lack of driver??

Or is there a thing I have overlooked ?

Hope to get a few comments,

Regards Jan
 
Old 09-21-2004, 09:22 AM   #2
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Well hoped there would be a driver here:
http://www.sis.com/support/faq/linux.htm -> http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kern...ta10.patch.bz2

but it seems to be some docbook stuff and some code that I cannot use...
 
Old 09-21-2004, 02:49 PM   #3
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im having pretty having the same kind of problem. same chipset only im trying to use a single drive and suse pro 9.1. need a driver disk for linux to make the installation install it, but i dunno how to do something like that with the libata file
 
  


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