Re: RAID 1 : DEBIAN (WOODY) b2.4 - compatible Parallel ATA disk / compatible hardware RAID 1 controller
Do you mean Promise Ultra100 TX2 or do you mean HighPoint?
On Sun, 30 Jan 2005 14:56:51 +0100, Christopher Pharo Glæserud
> jim biri,
> > --- 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.)
> Christopher Pharo Glæserud
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