Dell CERC SATA 2S question -- software RAID instead?

Matthias F. Brandstetter haimat at
Sat Dec 25 06:02:08 PST 2004

---------- quoting Jonathan Reeder ----------
> Since the SATA RAID controller in the Dell PE SC420 isn't supported yet,
> is there anything I can do with atacontrol to run my two drives as a
> software RAID instead of relying on the controller?
> I've never used SATA before, so any advice anyone can offer is greatly
> appreciated.

If you're using FreeBSD 5.3 than you should take a look at "man gmirror". 
This could be what you want. I am using it w/o any problems so far...

HTH! Greetings, Matthias

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