[CentOS] RAIDs and JBOD?

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Mon Nov 16 22:29:46 UTC 2009

James Bensley wrote:
> Ok,
> I'm back again...
> Thanks again to all for more replies and info, all the info of the list 
> members is really appreciated.
> So I have found this card and wondered if anyone has a second opinion on 
> it 
> (http://www.supermicro.com/products/accessories/addon/AOC-SAT2-MV8.cfm). 
> Seeing as it states on the website that the CD that comes with the card 
> has RedHat drivers on it, and I will be using CentOS 5.4 i386 on my 
> little home server everything should work just dandy shouldn't it? I am 
> trying find some examples online of people using this card with CentOS 
> in a software RAID but nothing yet so wondered if anyone here has any 
> input here?

Yes, I have one and it works fine with the stock drivers in Centos. 
Most of the drives are in hot-swap trays and I don't have any trouble 
swapping them in and out of software raid1 sets.  As long as you have a 
PCI-X slot it should work for you.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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