[PVE-User] Installing Hardware RAID.

Eneko Lacunza elacunza at binovo.es
Fri Dec 18 11:26:03 CET 2015

Hi Muhammad,

El 17/12/15 a las 19:32, Muhammad Yousuf Khan escribió:
> I have been using Proxmox for so long this is my first time that i may 
> need to use Hardware RAID instead of MDADM, Just asking for my 
> knowledge as i we are planning to buy a raid controller.how do you 
> guys recommend installing Hardware RAID. regardless of fake or true RAID.
> I am asking this because there are two methods of installing Proxmox 
> (a) first install debian, (b) then installing PVE kernel.
> However the 2nd type of installation is via ISO image.  and i am 
> mostly using the first method with software RAID or ZFS. this is my 
> first time i am looking into Hardware raid installation.
> so which method do you guys prefer?
> I can see Debian Jessie has the driver for my RAID CARD.
> here is the model HP DL380
> https://wiki.debian.org/HP/ProLiant
> any sharing knowledge will be highly appreciated.
I always use ISO image, except when I need to do something not supported 
by it (i.e. softraid ;) ).

Please, do not use fakeRAID. If you're using RAID card for performance 
reasons, use one with battery backed/NV cache.


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