Re: RAID 1 : DEBIAN (WOODY) b2.4 - compatible Parallel ATA disk / compatible hardware RAID 1 controller
> > > --- UK-based DEBIAN (WOODY) b2.4 compatible Parallel ATA disk
> > > controller - for use with software RAID 1? So have two IDE drives each
> > > on separate disk controller - hence looking for tried and tested
> > > second disk controller.
> > I'm using two HighPoint Ultra 100TX controller (PDC20268) with 2
> > channels each supporting 4x200GB Maxtor drives. Under 2.6 these
> > controllers have been quite straight-forward. I do, however, remember
> > some initial trouble under 2.4 (which drivers to include, etc.) and some
> > trouble getting the DMA to turn on automatically (hdparm + init solved
> > that one). Other than that they have behaved exemplary.
> > (My post of some weeks back where the wrong drive was marked as failed
> > by mdadm I don't think was due to the controller.)
> You are using software RAID, right?
Yes, that's were the mdadm part comes to play. (The controllers are
promise 100TX2, not highpoint, my mistake) Current setup is
md1 (raid1) = hde,hdi
md2 (raid1) = hdg,hdk
md0 (raid0) = md1,md2
Christopher Pharo Glæserud