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

Hi Johan,

was that ahint for using the 2410SA from Adaptec or can I use the 2410SA 
driver with the SiI3114 ?

Best regards

Nils Valentin

On Tuesday 26 October 2004 00:12, Johan Groth wrote:
> Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> > On Sun, Oct 24, 2004 at 12:04:48AM +0900, Nils Valentin wrote:
> >>just read your reply once more. Just for the records: Iam looking for
> >> hardware raid. I already ahev Suse Linux up and running and actually
> >> just want debian to be able to access the drives the same way (after the
> >> reboot). That is (without the hardware raid) basically a typical dual
> >> boot setup.
> >>
> >>Shouldnt there be a Driver for the Sil3114 Controller ? I know that Tyan
> >> makes the drivers for Suse and Redhat. I was hoping that perhaps a nice
> >> driver developer is reading this and spend a few hours of devoted
> >> motivation to get this done ;-)
> >>
> >>Best regards
> >
> > A SiS3114 is NOT hardware raid.  It is software, just secret proprietary
> > software.  If you want hardware raid with open source drivers, you have
> > to get a 3ware card or a scsi raid card.  Those are the only choices at
> > the moment.  Other hardware ide/sata raid cards exist, but not with open
> > source drivers that I am aware off.
> The driver for Adaptec 2410SA (SATA raid PCI-66/64bit) are open source.
>    They are included in the kernel.
> /Johan
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kind regards

Nils Valentin


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