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Re: K8S Pro (S2882UG3NR) + Sil 3114 (Raid 1) + Sarge

Hi Lemmart,

of course I want to use an open source driver if available (sorry if I didnt 
mention that)

Which one do you suggest ?
Does it come with debian ?

Best regards

Nils Valentin

On Saturday 23 October 2004 01:47, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 23, 2004 at 12:36:05AM +0900, Nils Valentin wrote:
> > I am trying to setup a Opteron box. I am having a hard time to setup Raid
> > 1 on the sata drives connected to the sil3114 controller.
> >
> > The same system works under Suse Linux 9.0 perfectly fine. Now I try to
> > make it a dual boot machine and get Debian on the box as well. I am using
> > the Debian netinstall image (sid-amd64-netinst.iso) The Debian Installer
> > seems to be fine until I get to the point harddisk configuration were it
> > sees only the 2 sata drives separately.
> >
> > That should basically tell me that the sil3114 driver is either not
> > included or not working the way I expect it to be.
> >
> > Does anybody have any ideas ?
> > Feel free to leave your rant ;-)
> Last I looked at it I thought the proprietary software raid driver for
> the 3114 was binary only and hence only available for certain kernels
> and certainly not 64bit.  Do I remember wrong?
> Besides why do you want proprietary software raid when you could use
> open standard linux md software raid (which is faster too in general).
> Lennart Sorensen

kind regards

Nils Valentin


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