[CentOS] SiL311x SataRaid (sata_sil)

Brian Parish brian at univexsystems.com
Sat Jun 18 15:25:43 UTC 2005

On Sunday 19 June 2005 00:58, Dag Wieers wrote:
> Hi,
> On my x86_64 system I have a SiL311x controller that can do RAID. If I
> configure my 2 identical disks in a RAID1 setup, I would expect to see
> only 1 block device on Linux. Still I see 2 block devices.
> Is this intentional, and if so, isn't that dangerous ? (i.e. writing to
> both disks at the same time)
> Anyone with an insight, please explain :)
> --   dag wieers,  dag at wieers.com,  http://dag.wieers.com/   --
> [all I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power]
> _______________________________________________

Not REAL RAID - requires a Windoze driver to make it work.  Software RAID is 
your friend unless you want to spring for a 3ware card (not cheap).


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