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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 <noelamac@gmail.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
> overblown.


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 :-)



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