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Re: Hardware SATA Raid Controller

Marco Neves wrote:
> Hi ppl,
> 	I'm assembling an internal server for my company, and we need both a lot of 
> diskspace (for shared files, software backups, devel repository, etc) and 
> some security on disk failures.
> 	I thought  that a Raid5 with several smaller disks would solve our problem, 
> but that brings me other. I would need a raid controller, that do it by 
> hardware, not that sh*t that (at least some) Promise/FastTrack controllers do 
> (or what I managed to make them do - raid by software), and that at the same 
> work with debian as "out of the box" as possible.

You don't have to have a hareware RAID controller.  You can use the RAID
code right in the Linux kernel if you wanted to.  You just have to make
sure you have enough IDE ports in the computer you're using.

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