[CentOS] Upgrade then sudden death..

William Warren hescominsoon at emmanuelcomputerconsulting.com
Sun Nov 2 15:58:25 UTC 2008

John R Pierce wrote:
>>> I recently put Cent 5.2 (64 bit) on a new server using a Supermicro
>>> pdsbm-ln2+ sys board. I did the original installation at home using the
>>> 5.2 dvd I got via torrent.
>> Try a software-RAID.
>> (I just assume you used the built-in RAID, which is more likely than 
>> not a cheap pseudo-RAID - there's a reason why even Microsoft doesn't 
>> use it in their home-server product....)
> indeed, a quick lookup of that board says its ICH7R 'intel matrix' 
> raid, which is indeed pseudo-raid, implemented in the BIOS and drivers.
> http://www.supermicro.com/products/motherboard/Xeon3000/946/PDSBM-LN2+.cfm 
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agreed..turn off the mobo raid(since that's a desktop chipset anyways) 
and use the linux md raid.

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