Re: Building a RAID system
On Tue, Feb 01, 2005 at 07:55:37AM -0700, email@example.com wrote:
> That's perfect... I got it working. Last night around 11:30pm, I
> disabled the RAID in the BIOS and as soon as I did that linux RAID took
> over and worked. I understand now the difference between the three
> types of RAID.
> 1. Hardware, a specific card you buy (expensive) that has hardware for
> deciding what data goes on which disk.
> 2. Firmware/Software, options in BIOS to enable raid just configure the
> RAID arrays and proprietary software running on top uses the firmware
> settings and makes the magic happen.
> 3. Software, RAID controlled and configured completely by software.
> I was screwing it up by trying to run half of 2 and all of 3. Thanks
> for all the help!
Hum, I think that the 2- does not exists. The software option in bios is
to configure the hardware RAID controler.