Re: Wheezy install - grub wont write to MBR with RAID and LVM
On Thu, 07 Jul 2011 04:01:21 -0400, Tom H wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 6, 2011 at 12:51 PM, Camaleón <email@example.com> wrote:
>>>> Linux software raid (md) is a more safe approach than using the BIOS
>>>> fakeraid facility (dm).
>>> This may or may not convince you that dmraid's OK: you can manage
>>> dmraid volumes with mdadm.
>> I don't fear dmarid but manufacturer's BIOSes that can make use non-
>> standard ways of handling hard disk controller data. You know, they
>> don't provide open specs for devels can develop stable tools, so I
>> would prefer to stick to mdraid and AHCI or SATA mode that are
>> well-known. I don't like to play "russian roulette" with my data.
> To Cameleon: You cold say that of "real" hardware raid too! I *much*
> prefer mdraid but the fears about fakeraid and "real" hardware raid are
Most of the real hardware raid controller manufacturers (i.e., adaptec,
areca, 3ware...) develop their drivers in collaboration with kernel
developers so, nope, not the same thing at all :-)