freebsd-8 support for dell R710 SATA raid-0
kraduk at googlemail.com
Mon Mar 29 15:57:10 UTC 2010
On 29 March 2010 15:39, Adam Vande More <amvandemore at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 8:31 AM, Adam Vande More <amvandemore at gmail.com
> >> FWIW CentOS won't see it either. Please help!
> > You'll need to use GPT partition instead of MBR if you're trying to boot
> > with a size > TB. AKAIK, sysinstall doesn't support this, requiring a
> > "hands on" installation.
> > If you haven't considered it, it may be worthwhile to use ZFS. In that
> > scenario, you'd want to the controller to present the disks as JBOD and
> > RAIDZ. Once again, sysinstall doesn't support this, but there are some
> > FreeBSD wiki articles on it.
> Opps, didn't read the RAID-0 bit, still try the GPT stuff, the 2TB MBR is a
> hard limit. gstripe(8) would also be an option. With you're RAID-0, were
> you looking of for read or write speed? You can still use RAIDZ and
> outperform a straight stripe in most workloads if you make use of an ssd
> based L2ARC and a ZIL for read and writes respectively.
> Adam Vande More
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I think his problem is he cant see a device to partition in the first place?
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