identifying single drives on hardware RAID0

Doug White dwhite at
Fri Jun 18 17:31:26 GMT 2004

On Fri, 18 Jun 2004, Ruben Bloemgarten wrote:

> Probably a dumb question here : but I want to identify a specific drive in
> RAID0 config, but only the logical drive is reported dmesg. Is this even
> possible ? Also, if this post is misdirected, my bad.

What raid hardware?

In general, with hardware RAID (PCI cards and the like), the component
physical disks of a logical array are hidden from the OS to keep you from
accessing them directly and destroying the array, and to simplify the
presentation of the array to the OS.

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