Sv: Re: atacontrol

Göran Nilsson dukka at
Thu Sep 8 12:26:45 PDT 2005

 All other ide channels are taken, and it comes for a cheap amount of money.
And i thought this would be the best way to combine different size of disk
into just one large disk. 
I can add some extra info
ad5: 194481MB <Maxtor 6Y200P0/YAR41BW0> [395136/16/63] at ata2-slave UDMA133

ad6: 114440MB <IC35L120AVVA07-0/VA6OA51A> [232514/16/63] at ata3-master

ar0: 228880MB <ATA SPAN array> [29178/255/63] status: READY subdisks:

Från: Glenn Dawson
Datum: 09/08/05 20:57:45
Till: Göran Nilsson ; freebsd-questions at
Ämne: Re: atacontrol
At 11:54 AM 9/8/2005, Göran Nilsson wrote:
>Hi. I have recently installed Freebsd 5.4 . I have also installed a cheap
>raidcontroller . On the controller i put on a 200+120gb disk.
>In the raidcontroller i create a JBOD raid, showing me that i now have
>of disk. That's a loss of 19gb, i can live with that.
>After login I do a "atacontrol create JBOD ad5 ad6". It now creates ar0
>device with 223gb of space. That's nearly a 100gb of disk loss!
>If and how can i prevent the huge 100gb of storage loss?
If all you're going to do is use "JBOD", why even
have the raid controller in the first place?
>/Regards dukka
&gt;freebsd-questions at mailing list
>To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscribe at

freebsd-questions at mailing list
To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscribe at"
__________ NOD32 1.1212 (20050908) Information __________
This message was checked by NOD32 antivirus system.

More information about the freebsd-questions mailing list