6.0 RELEASE and Volume Managers

Yousef Raffah yraffah at savola.com
Mon May 8 10:22:14 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2006-05-08 at 10:18 +0100, Pete French wrote:
> > OK, I found out that my array has been already set up as RAID 5, which
> > is what I'm looking for. Do you think it is time now to configure the
> > volumes or is there something else needs to be done before that?
> If the array has been set up as RAID 5 then just go ahead and install
> FreeBSD on it. I run a lot of machines like this, including a couple of
> DL380's, and my home machine which has a COmpaq 5304 card plugged into
> an MSI amd64 motherboard quite happily.
OK great :) Thanks a lot for all those helped me.

> I usually try and istall a small Windows2000 partition on the machine as well
> though, so that I can run the Compaq ACU code to manage the array. It can be
> done from the BIOS, but there are a lot more features in the actual
> application.
Might consider it for another server ;), thanks...

> -pcf.

Yousef Raffah
Senior Systems Administrator

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