[clug] Serial ATA on Tyan Tiger i7320R

Stephen Rothwell sfr at canb.auug.org.au
Mon May 30 11:44:38 GMT 2005

Hi Steve,

On Mon, 30 May 2005 18:35:48 +1000 Stephen Hodgman <steve at namsys.com.au> wrote:
> We have a new 1U server unit here and I would like to install Debian 
> (sarge) onto it.  the board has Adaptec hardware RAID on the SATA drives 
> (RAID-1) and I would like to use that.
> I am using the latest netinstall of Sarge.
> A 2.4 installation does not find the SATA drives.  Not good.
> A 2.6 kernel install sees two SCSI drives rather than one (i.e. it is 
> ignoring the hidden hardware mirroring).
> SATA RAID is enabled in the BIOA and  the BIOS loads and reports 1 
> logical unit.  However, I suspect that linux is ignoring that....
> Does anyone have suggestions as to how I can get the hardware RAID to work?
> I dont really want to use software RAID.

See http://linux.yyz.us/sata/faq-sata-raid.html

Stephen Rothwell                    sfr at canb.auug.org.au
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