Subject: Re: FASTTRAK100 woes (Was: 3ware escalade install problem)
To: None <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/19/2003 22:40:49
On Mon, May 19, 2003 at 12:18:42PM +0200, Lucio De Re wrote:
> [...]
> I have no idea what to expect, but I am puzzled by the two drives
> that are meant to be connected by hardware RAID(1? - mirroring)
> being presented as individual devices _and_ the installation somehow
> being able to operate on a single drive.  Somehow, I thought the
> hardware would disguise the drives as a single device.  I get the
> same unexpected behaviour if I set up striping (RAID 0?).

This is *not* hardware raid. The OS has to do it. This is just a
standart pciide controller from hardware point of wiew.
The BIOS has some raid capabilities, but the OS has to handle it once it
takes over the BIOS.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 24 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference