installing FreeBSD on partition of a SATA Intel 865 raid0 volume

Doug White dwhite at
Sun Mar 27 13:08:29 PST 2005

On Fri, 25 Mar 2005, James Wood wrote:

> How do you setup FreeBSD on a partition of a raid0 volume? I downloaded
> FreeBSD 5.3, then made a 60 GB partition in my raid volume, and then went to
> boot from the CD. It did not see any raid volumes, it just sees two HDs.

FreeBSD does not recognize the Adaptec HostRAID metadata so you will not
be able to use RAID volumes configured with the HostRAID BIOS. You can use
atacontrol to create FreeBSD software RAIDs, however.

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