[CentOS] 4.4/64-bit Supermicro/ Nvidia Sata RAID Driver

Tue Dec 5 01:06:52 UTC 2006
Karl R. Balsmeier <karl at klxsystems.net>

so what's the sata_nv I see during the install, that's not a driver?

I'm familiar with fake-raid and usually avoid it, but as a dev box it 
seemed OK to let it slide and put the cash into more RAM & disks.


Feizhou wrote:

> Hello Karl,
>> Any suggestions on the step-by-step sequence for this?
>> bonus/ p.s. -anyone had any experience with the Nvidia onboard RAID/ 
>> Supermicros?  Did you like it, (I'm an LSI-Logic fan myself), just 
>> looking for opinions...
> NVRaid is not supported as there is no NVRaid driver for Linux. NVRaid 
> also belongs to what Linux kernel developers call 'fake-raid'. It is 
> really just some RAID Bios coupled with a software RAID driver.
> You are better off using them as individual disks and Linux software 
> raid instead.
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