Motherboard Recommendation for Freebsd 7.0 32-bit or 64-bit
koitsu at FreeBSD.org
Tue Nov 4 17:10:35 PST 2008
On Tue, Nov 04, 2008 at 04:17:06PM -0800, chilo wrote:
> Has anyone used an Intel board with raid compatibility? If I can't push hardware I guess I'm off to using software raid. many thanks.
What is "RAID compatibility"? I have a feeling you're talking about
BIOS-based Intel MatrixRAID, in which case, **do not use it**. There
are bugs in the ata(4) layer which will bite you badly, including data
loss even in RAID-1 situations.
Stick with OS-based software RAID.
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