Tamouh H. hakmi at
Tue Mar 11 03:19:12 UTC 2008

> hi ...
> i have a simple RAID question(s).
> this is from the dmesg of a newly installed bsd7:
> ad4: 238475MB <Seagate ST3250310AS 3.AAA> at ata2-master SATA150
> ad6: 238475MB <Seagate ST3250310AS 3.AAA> at ata3-master SATA150
> ar0: 238472MB <Intel MatrixRAID RAID1> status: READY
> ar0: disk0 READY (master) using ad4 at ata2-master
> ar0: disk1 READY (mirror) using ad6 at ata3-master
> from what i understand here is that if at the time of 
> installation i install the system on ar0 that means i'd have 
> RAID1 made out of ad4 and ad6.
> right?
> is there any configuration to be done?
> how do i know what driver is being used? it says:
> hptrr: HPT RocketRAID controller driver v1.1 (Feb 24 2008 
> 19:59:27) .............................................
> hptrr: no controller detected.'
> that's it. thanks.

It is saying "ar0: 238472MB <Intel MatrixRAID RAID1> status: READY"

So assume it is onboard Intel RAID. When configuring FBSD setup, just make sure you're selecting the ar0 controller and partition it as you like. That is it!


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