Subject: Re: FASTTRAK100 woes (Was: 3ware escalade install problem)
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Lucio De Re <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/21/2003 06:16:24
On Tue, May 20, 2003 at 10:47:08PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > 
> > Does that mean that (a) I have to learn about RAIDframe to match
> > the features of the controller and (b) as David Laight suggests,
> > there's no way to boot from the actual RAID device (reliably?  It
> > does get some of the way, seemingly).
> (a): yes
> (b): i'm not sure what he means. But if you can configure the BIOS to just
>      have 2 simple disks instead of one raid, there's a possiblility.
>      See below.
I'll need to digest what you say, but I will certainly give it a
try.  Please discuss this with David Laight because he seems to be
heading in a different direction with the bootstrap loader, and it
seems a bit of a waste :-)

What I understood of what he said makes sense, so I'm not the one
to comment any further.