[CentOS] Hi ALL!!!

Tim Nelson tnelson at rockbochs.com
Wed Jun 3 14:48:42 UTC 2009

----- "Andrey Garkin" <admin at kipalex.ru> wrote:
> I have a one problem with Raid controller Tekram TR-822...
> I'm using dmraid software:
> root at ns1: / $ dmraid -r
> /dev/sda: sil, "sil_ajacddafagff", mirror, ok, 156299440 sectors,
> data@ 0
> /dev/sdb: sil, "sil_ajacddafagff", mirror, ok, 156299440 sectors,
> data@ 0
> When I'm start dmraid -ay:
> root at ns1: / $ dmraid -ay
> RAID set "sil_ajacddafagff" was not activated
> And I see from dmesg:
> device-mapper: table: 253:0: mirror: Device lookup failure
> device-mapper: ioctl: error adding target to table
> My system centos
> My kernel 2.6.18-128.1.10.el5.centos.plus

Remove the RAID configuration from the card's "BIOS" and just run them as standard SATA volumes. Then, use software raid to accomplish your mirror. The 'fake-raid' junk will likely keep giving you headaches. Or, get a controller that has *REAL* hardware RAID like a 3ware or Areca.


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