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

Tue Dec 5 01:19:31 UTC 2006
Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org>

Karl R. Balsmeier wrote:
> 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.
> -krb
> 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.

the sata_nv is the interface driver for your sata interface.

- KB

PS: please refrain from top posting

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