Software RAID1 with atacontrol
des at des.no
Mon Sep 27 03:29:32 PDT 2004
Thomas Pornin <maillist+fc at bolet.org> writes:
> -- some (cheap) RAID extension cards are just ATA controllers with a
> special boot ROM which understands the metadata stored on the disks and
> describing how the disks are grouped in RAID arrays;
This is actually the case for *most* ATA RAID controllers.
If you don't care about BIOS support, you're probably better off using
gmirror(8), which is a lot more flexible than ataraid.
Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no
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