[PVE-User] need Help (Hardware Raid)
Matt.Caron at sixnet.com
Tue May 24 14:45:31 CEST 2011
On 05/24/2011 08:30 AM, Muhammad Yousuf Khan wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> i have a motherboard called SE7221BA which is a Intel chip set motherboard.
> have a built-in capability for RAID 1.
You need to find out what provides this. A quick google on that board
suggests that it is supported by the ICH6 south bridge, which is not
hardware raid, but rather a hardware-assisted software raid with a
specialized driver (fakeraid). This is contrasted to the normal Metadisk
RAID which is a pure software raid.
Unfortunately, from here on I can be of little help. I've always
profaned from those setups. If I'm going to do real hardware RAID, I
grab a 3Ware Escalade (or similar). If I'm going to do software RAID, I
use the standard Linux software RAID (and, indeed, this is how I run
Proxmox. Ssssh. Don't tell anyone), as it is more portable between machines.
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