[PVE-User] Install PVE on IBM System x3100

Guy guy at britewhite.net
Sat Feb 22 21:00:22 CET 2014


Yes it's soft Raid which suffers in performance as it's the CPU is handling writing to both disks.  There have been lots of discussions here about it.  In the end I tend to agree not to support it, specially in enterprise worlds you need high performance and reliability which soft raid I not.

---Guy

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> On 22 Feb 2014, at 19:30, Gilberto Nunes <gilberto.nunes32 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Ok guys
> 
> I see what happen.
> IBM System x3100 M4, use FakeRAID, although I setting up RAID in BIOS server, but this FakeRAID works only with OS drivers, and seems to me that the Debian do not have those drivers...
> 
> Someone can confirm what I said?? Thanks
> 
> 
> 2014-02-22 16:16 GMT-03:00.4166666666666572 Gilberto Nunes <gilberto.nunes32 at gmail.com>:
>> Hi
>> 
>> RAID become, as long as we know, mandatory in any Enterprise scenario.
>> Hitch
>> Now, I get a IBM System x3100  M4 Server, and I'm unable to install Proxmo VE with RAID 1 setting up on BIOS! Well.. this really pits me off...
>> 
>> The installer don't show the RAID 1 configuration, but both HD, separated...
>> 
>> Now what I do is install Ubuntu Precise, in hope that RAID 1 will be properly detected and finally, install Proxmox VE.
>> 
>> But what I want to say here, is that Proxmox must be more prepared for Enterprise situation... At least give me opportunity to work with a new kernel version, that support LSI MegaRAID controllers....
>> 
>> IBM is a hardware used in many corporations and little companies around the world.
>> 
>> This thing really make sad, because I wanna use Proxmox VE as my prefered Hypervisor, but when I can even install it on an IBM hardware!!!! Oh man! Is really frustrating...
>> 
>> -- 
>> Gilberto Ferreira
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> Gilberto Ferreira
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