Subject: Re: Intel SATA RAID
To: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/06/2003 14:19:29
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On Dec 6, 2003, at 2:14 PM, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 06, 2003 at 11:16:47AM -0800, Jason Thorpe wrote:
>> On Dec 5, 2003, at 1:36 AM, Simas Mockevicius wrote:
>>> there is a patch to make work 82801ER SATA/RAID controler.
>> What makes you think that this chip is actually a RAID controller?
>> From the ICH5/ICH5R datasheet: "Raid level 0 support (ICH5R only)"
>> From the datasheet one would assume the ICH5R has some hardware
> to speed up Raid0, but I didn't find what exactly. I didn't look depth
> in details ...
What kind of hardware feature would exist for accelerating RAID-0?
They don't have an I/O processor down on the board, do they? (I would
be surprised; those are generally for accelerating RAID-5).
I suspect what it really means is "BIOSes for these chipsets have some
RAID-0 software in them".
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>
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