RAID Advice

Joachim Dagerot jd at
Wed Aug 10 13:57:18 GMT 2005

Your RAID system is only reported as one single device to the OS. To see status of your RAID arrays you'll need to use the RAID mgmt software that Adaptec probably provides.

On 2005-08-10 Graham Bentley  wrote:

Hello All,
>I am setting up FreeBSD 5.4 on a Dell SC1420 server. It has an Adaptec
>39320 SCSI Card which will do RAID 1 Hosting. I have Control-A and
>enterd the SCSI BIOS and created a RAID Pair from the two 73 GB SCSI
>Discs. When I came to install FreeBSD I only used the first disc it
>had detected [da0] There was a lot of disc activity and the install
>went ok (if not a bit slower than usual) but if I try and mount
>/dev/da1 (the second disc) I get "no such file or directory" - I am
>using ;
>mount -t ufs /dev/sd1 /mnt
>How do I check that the data is mirrored and should I be able to
>access this disc if all is correct ?
>Also, should I enable write cache on the host card ?
>Thanks !
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