Re: Anyone got raid to work on a sparc?
On Wed, 15 Sep 1999, Gergely Madarasz wrote:
> On Wed, 15 Sep 1999, Anders wrote:
> > In short what i've done is creating /etc/mdtab with
> > mdcreate raid0 /dev/md0 /dev/sdb1 /dev/sdc1
> > this gives a /etc/mdtab containing
> > /dev/md0 raid0,4k,0,f9b7b5b6 /dev/sdb1 /dev/sdc1
> > >From what i've read in howto's and man pages i should now be able to just
> > type mdadd -a to add /dev/md0 and i've also tried 'mdadd /dev/md0
> > /dev/sdb1 /dev/sdb2'
> > both of these gives the error,
> > /dev/sdb1: Invalid argument
> > /dev/sdc1: Invalid argument
> > I've tried raidtools 0.42 and 0.41(0.41 is the only one i'we been able to
> > compile)
> > The kernel version i'm using is 2.2.12
> > Computer is an ELC
> > Would I be better off with another kernel version or another version of
> > raidtools?
> I'd probably use the latest raid patch (available from
> ftp.kernel.org:/pub/linux/daemons/raid/alpha, version 19990824) with
> raidtools2... It is much nicer, with raid autodetection, etc
I now have 2.2.11 with the raid patch and the latest raidtools and did not
have any problems creating and using the raid device.