Is HostRAID supported under FreeBSD???
freebsd at jdc.parodius.com
Wed Sep 22 08:19:24 PDT 2004
Is there any chance of seeing this put into -CURRENT?
| Jeremy Chadwick jdc at parodius.com |
| Parodius Networking http://www.parodius.com/ |
| UNIX Systems Administrator Mountain View, CA, USA |
| Making life hard for others since 1977. |
On Wed, Sep 22, 2004 at 10:31:29AM +0300, Saulius Menkevicius wrote:
> Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> >Yes, it is supported, however the RAID portion is not. I'm still
> >waiting on Soren and crew to get metadata support for the RAID portion
> >of the ICH5-R -- this RAID controller is purely software-based, it is
> >not a hardware RAID solution.
> >In English: the controller will work fine as a standalone SATA
> >controller, with the RAID option disabled. We have a couple SuperMicro
> >5013C-T servers which do this. You can use FreeBSD software RAID
> >(ataraid, ccd, or vinum) to accomplish goals instead.
> >If Soren needs hardware to play with, I can gladly send him a
> >P4-based motherboard. RAM and CPU will be his own problem though... :)
> I have a patch for RELENG_5 which I ported from Doug Abrisko's patch for
> 4.10 that adds support for ICH5-R RAID metadata. Personally I use the
> RAID-0 mode, thus can't tell how well it would work in RAID-1.
> The patch is at http://www.nulis.lt/bob/download/intel-raid-patch-releng5.
More information about the freebsd-current