Questions about bootable raid 1 using atacontrol.
oremanj at webserver.get-linux.org
Wed Jun 25 21:45:59 PDT 2003
On Wed, Jun 25, 2003 at 09:02:22PM -0700 or thereabouts, George Hartzell wrote:
> Joshua Oreman writes:
> > On Wed, Jun 25, 2003 at 08:04:38PM -0700 or thereabouts, George Hartzell wrote:
> > [...]
> > >
> > > Once it's running, how do I recover if/when a disk pukes. It sounds
> > > like atacontrol's "rebuild" command only works w/ real controllers.
> > > Do I need to boot from a cd and then dd onto the new disk, or??? Do I
> > > need to add the new disk into the raid somehow?
> > I think Vinum or RAIDframe would be better if you want software RAID.
> > Both support booting from the RAID.
> I don't think RAIDframe is supported in Stable, is it?
> Is there a particular advantage to Vinum over the atacontrol stuff?
It's more extensible, has loads more features, is better supported,
will rebuild your RAID automatically if need be, you can boot from it, ...
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