FW: IDE RAID
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kim O [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, August 08, 2000 9:40 AM
> To: Andrew
> Subject: RE: IDE RAID
> A company called arco makes transparent IDE raid controllers
> basicall they behave like DPT raid controllers but for ide. THey
> are OS independent and you can boot off a RAID volume
> its and Independent hardware Raid solution
> check it.
> Kim O.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Andrew [mailto:email@example.com]
> > Sent: Monday, August 07, 2000 10:28 PM
> > To: Neale Banks
> > Cc: Áts Attila; firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: Re: IDE RAID
> > On Tue, 8 Aug 2000, Neale Banks wrote:
> > > On Mon, 7 Aug 2000, [iso-8859-1] Áts Attila wrote:
> > >
> > > > have any of you ever heard of or used a RAID controller
> > > > that is capable of "RAIDing" with IDE disks? Is there
> > > > suuport for a card like this in Linux?
> > >
> > > A couple of years ago, I saw a hardware RAID controller which
> > presented to
> > > the host SCSI as a disk but used multiple IDE drives for storage (thus
> > > implementing the "I" in RAID ;-).
> > >
> > > Once set up, such a gizmo *should* look like a regular SCSI
> disk to the
> > > system and thus pose no compatibility problems.
> > >
> > > Sorry, I can't find any references to this beastie nor do I know the
> > > requirements for setting it up nor if there might be any compatibility
> > > issues lurking in there. Anyone else got a pointer?
> > We use one here. It's a RAID5 setup with 6 IDE drives, which
> > appear as a regular
> > SCSI disk to a linux box. Physically, it's a 4U box with
> > hotswappable drives.
> > The box itself handles all the RAID duties. Works flawlessly
> now (had some
> > issues setting it up, as the original box was damaged in transit, but we
> > received excellent support from ICP).
> > The company concerned who produce these boxes are ICP
> (Industrial Computer
> > Products), based in Australia (sorry to all you international
> > people). Their
> > website has details on their product offerings at http://www.icp.net.au.
> > Cheers
> > Andrew Lampert
> > Assistant Network Manager
> > Ocean Internet
> > http://www.ocean.com.au
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