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Re: Building a RAID system

On Tue, Feb 01, 2005 at 12:11:30PM +0000, Clive Menzies wrote:
> I'm no expert but I configured two servers using HP's hardware raid
> configuration a couple of years back and didn't do anything in Debian to
> configure Raid.  More recently, I set up two more servers using software
> raid1 (mdadm).
> I believe you either do one or the other, not both.
> FWIW the later two servers have SATA drives and I'm using 2.6.8-1-686
> kernel.
You're describing hardware RAID handled by a dedicated piece of hardware
(the SCSI controler), whereas he's describing software RAID handled by
the kernel (soft only implementation).


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