freebsd-8 support for dell R710 SATA raid-0

krad kraduk at
Thu Apr 1 21:55:51 UTC 2010

On 1 April 2010 14:58, John <comp.john at> wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 11:56:06AM +0100, krad wrote:
> >
> >    we are testing one at work at the moment. I think its a driver issue.
> We
> >    are looking at either putting in a perc card or swapping it for the
> next
> >    chasis.
> I configured the disks as JBOD but got the same results. I think the
> problem lies with all the disks each being 2TB so they can't be seen
> with sysinstall. maybe the way forward is to boot to live CD so there's
> a full environment, then try to sort it with GPT, then do an install
> from the liveCD. I'll try this tonight.
> --
> John - comp dot john at googlemail dot com
> OpenBSD firewall | FreeBSD desktop | Ubuntu Karmic laptop
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your probably right as sysinstall only handles mbr, not gpt and you will
definately need gpt.

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