Re: Bug#226417: ITP: kernel-patch-2.4-fasttraks150 -- PROMISE FastTrak S150 TX Series Linux Drivers (for Linux 2.4)
> For what it's worth, the ataraid driver, part of the standard 2.4
> kernel sources, claims to fully support the on-disk format used
> by the FastTrak controllers in RAID-0 mode.
Hmm, you may be right for the PDC202xx chipset and PATA interface. This
package provide drivers for the SATA interface of the PDC203xx chipset.
> I don't own such a device, though, so I've tested it myself.
Refering to Jordan Rhody, PROMISE Inc. Jeff Garzik w/Red Hat is working
on an OSS implementation of the PROMISE chipses. You can search the
lkml.org for his name. Here an announcement that is very clear:
If you are using Win and Linux at the same RAID 0 system you need the
propritary Linux kernel driver. Until Jeff Garzik can't provide a
adequate replacement the binary only drivers from PROMISE Inc. are
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