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Re: Building a RAID system

On Tue, Feb 01, 2005 at 07:55:37AM -0700, gmgrotsky@micron.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!
> -Greg

Hum, I think that the 2- does not exists. The software option in bios is
to configure the hardware RAID controler.

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