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    SubjectRe: HPT370 status [2.4/2.6]
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    Wilfried Weissmann <Wilfried.Weissmann@gmx.at> writes:

    > Jan De Luyck wrote:
    >> Hello List,
    >> Before I start frying my disks and all, what's the usability status
    >> of the Hightpoint HPT370 ide "raid" controller on linux 2.4 and 2.6?
    >
    > 2.4 is fine if you use the ataraid code. mirroring is not fault
    > tolerant so you would not want to use that.

    Isn't fault tolerance the purpose of mirroring?

    > raid-0 and jbod is ok. i am currently looking into 2.6. i will
    > probably write an evms plugin for the new kernel. the nice thing is
    > that it will work also for 2.4er kernels with the evms patches plus
    > we get a proper mirroring solution for free. :)

    The Linux md driver already does many different raid variants,
    including mirroring.

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    Måns Rullgård
    mru@kth.se

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