Subject: Re: Backup Storage System
To: Zafer Aydogan <>
From: andrej misovic <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 07/27/2004 14:56:52
I run same array, as you want to build,
bios don't recognize hard drives,
which have capacity greater then 20GB

I got 120GB hitachi/ibm mirrored ide drives in that
box..and works fine..

Only thing I had to do when I installed that system was,
set disk geometry by hand..and that's all


Zafer Aydogan wrote:
> Hello Newsgroup,
> I am planning to set up a backup storage server for our company.
> I'd like to know, if I can use 250 GB Harddrives, which my Bios does not
> recognize.
> I thought about using 4 x 250 GB in a row, simple IDE with one primary IDE
> Master+SLave and one secondary IDE with Master & Slave
> Can NetBSD manage 1000 GB at all ?
> Any other smarter solution?
> Regards, Zafer.


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