Re: RAID 1 : DEBIAN (WOODY) b2.4 - compatible Parallel ATA disk / compatible hardware RAID 1 controller
I'm looking for:
- For software RAID 1: An extra Parallel ATA disk controller.
- For hardware RAID 1: Some compatible RAID 1 hardware ....
Christopher - thanks for the tip re: HighPoint stuff ... mebbe I
should try a 2.6 kernel instea of a 2.4 kernel ...
On Sun, 30 Jan 2005 09:23:32 -0600, Ron Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sun, 2005-01-30 at 15:33 +0100, Christopher Pharo Glæserud wrote:
> > Ron Johnson,
> > > > > --- 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
> That's what I thought, but that does not seem to be what OP is
> asking for:
> "b2.4 compatible hardware RAID 1 controller?"
> "looking for tried and tested second disk controller."
> It looks like he's asking for 2 different things at the same time. :\
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