[PVE-User] Installing Hardware RAID.

Muhammad Yousuf Khan sirtcp at gmail.com
Fri Dec 18 14:32:57 CET 2015


Thanks Eneko and Admin.

Can you please mention which RAID card you are using?

Thanks,
MYK

On Fri, Dec 18, 2015 at 4:51 PM, admin at extremeshok.com <
admin at extremeshok.com> wrote:

> Some of the new raid controllers replaced the battery with a ssd.
>
> With proper hardware raid, your raid should be transparent to the OS.
>
> We have been using proxmox with proper hardware raid for years.
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> > On 18 Dec 2015, at 12:26 PM, Eneko Lacunza <elacunza at binovo.es> wrote:
> >
> > 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.
> >
> > Cheers
> > Eneko
> >
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