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Re: Lully

On Tue 07 Dec 1999, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> On Tue, 7 Dec 1999, Paul Slootman wrote:
> > If it's an external raid system, then no raid patches should be
> > necessary in the kernel; it should present itself as one (or more)
> > disks. Only if you want to implement the raid in software in the kernel
> > would patches be necessary. However, I don't believe any patches _are_
> > necessary! I've used the stock kernel to drive 3 disks in raid-0 mode
> > off an adaptec on an alpha, and that worked fine.
> I should have been more clear, it is just an external SCSI chassis hooked
> up to the external SCSI port. Software RAID is required for this. Also,
> the drives were formatted with the most recent RAID patches so they do not
> work with the standard RAID in the kernel.

Is there any non-reproducible data on those drives? If not, it is of
course trivial to use the standard RAID on them...

BTW, `lul' is a rude word in dutch, which makes `lully' look strange :-)

Paul Slootman
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