josh at tcbug.org
Sat Feb 19 06:56:29 GMT 2005
On Saturday 19 February 2005 00:51, Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC wrote:
> On Feb 18, 2005, at 11:39 PM, Spades wrote:
> > hi, my server hardware supports hardware raid, i installed it
> > as per normal freebsd 5.3, however i see no difference
> > in df. its using 2 x 160GB, what do i do during the installation
> > to enable the raid?
> > mobo:
> > http://www.supermicro.com/products/motherboard/Xeon800/E7320/X6DV
> >L- EG.cfm
> > -bash-2.05b$ df
> > Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Avail Capacity Mounted on
> > /dev/ad4s1a 66008394 35424 60692300 0% /
> > devfs 1 1 0 100% /dev
> > /dev/ad4s1d 66008394 24 60727700 0% /home
> > /dev/ad4s1e 10154158 683442 8658384 7% /usr
> > /dev/ad4s1f 8172302 982 7517536 0% /var
> > -bash-2.05b$
> What do you expect to see?
> A raid1 is a mirror set and to the OS would probably look like a
> single drive if it truly is a HW raid
The RAID will ususally show up as something other than ad(x).
Generally you create the RAID array in the controller's BIOS and
FreeBSD detects it as a single disk (in my case ar0). You may want
to google around to see if your controller is supported.
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