All my other hardware should be working great with it, from what I can tell. Can anyone help me here? I have the same system. I just wonder how likely this “could” is.. Thu Aug 19, 7: It works perfectly for me. I have the drivers in a zip file.

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Even last ubuntu beta has same behavior on installer. Copyright Gentoo Foundation, Inc. I have the same system. You just need to make dmraid load on startup and set up the drive mounting. Just had to register to say thankyou for this great guide. I must divide the array in two device with stripe mode?

This looks like exactly what i need to get my raid0 partition to show up, i have the silicon controller onboard.


I need to eliminate this step since I move Gigs of data. Anyone has an idea? Thu Aug 19, 5: Secondly I am sorry to bump it again but I am still having some issues and hoping someone out there can help me. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. I cannot find any good description over the internet. If one of the drives goes south you can replace it, partition it just like the good drive, and run raidhotadd to resync it.


You can start working with the array at once, even before the synching process is finished. What kernel s would have support for my hardware setup, if any? But every time i try to install SuSE 9. Does this only work with SATA? I hope that this is not a problem for boot up my root partition after a reboot, buy I’ve a lot of dubious.

If you want to use raid-0,5 or append, you will need to apply some kernel patches and build a new kernel. Find More Posts by coolskin. Thu Aug 19, 6: Drivers Where did you get the drivers from? No matter if you choose md raid or use the method I suggest.

I don’t need Windows anymore. Worth noting is that Ubuntu is the only distro of 3 or 4 ive tried that had the devicemapper code included in a form that was useful for this to work.

My next test is to make the same things but install Grub on a normal floppy disk using this procedure by Fuche: Now the controller view 2 mirrored device. He was vary responsive and helpful. I’ve seen references to support for this controller in gentoo-dev sources but can’t find reference to it. The drives are pretty slow, but hdparm doesn’t work properly on it. I emailed the developer and he fixed the bug that was cuasing my problem.