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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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