Subject: Re: IDE RAID on mb?
To: Jukka Marin <email@example.com>
From: Greg Oster <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/29/2000 11:00:34
Jukka Marin writes:
> On Wed, Nov 29, 2000 at 08:37:55AM -0800, Jason R Thorpe wrote:
> > On Wed, Nov 29, 2000 at 04:04:56PM +0200, Jukka Marin wrote:
> > > The recent pentium motherboards have some kind of a built-in IDE RAID
> > > controller (so I was told). Someone said this controller looks like
> > > a regular IDE controller to the OS. (Does it?)
> > >
> > > Does NetBSD 1.5 support this RAID system?
> > Well, it's difficult to know without knowing precisely which chip
> > it is...
> I'll ask again when I get the hardware :-)
> Meanwhile, can I use NetBSD software RAID on bootdisk already?
Yup... I think the installboot stuff is missing a few things, but
other than that it's supposed to work.. (I havn't tried it myself..
LukeM had been working on this stuff...)
> Ie. can
> I have two X GB disks on my machine and use mirroring on all partitions
> (except swap, obviously :-) ?
Umm... If you're going to the trouble of mirroring stuff, you should mirror
swap as well... mirroring swap works just fine...