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Old 06-09-2004, 07:17 PM   #1
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Replacing raid controler card

I want to replace my raid controler,
from Promise Integrated FastTrak 133 IDE (20276)
to HighPoint HPT374 IDE ATA133

Because Highpoint seems to have the source available to compile a 2.6.x module

I want to pass from MDK9.2 to MDK10.0 and it is not possible with Promise.

Question 1: Since the raid array is made of 64k chumks, could the new controler work without having to reformat all (just replace the controler) or do I have to save all and reformat?

Question 2: Does this Highpoint controler work with MDK 10.0 (kernels 2.6.x)?

Thanks for any help,
Yves M.
Old 06-10-2004, 08:32 AM   #2
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OK, seems that raid and linux in general does not go well together (bad support from the raid card makers, not enough customers?)
I learned my lesson: stay with the masses, do not use non-mainstream hardware

Thanks for those who read, best luck!



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