Set the sata controller in bios in ahci mode, setup md software raid and live a happy life without problems. One is the module or driver for the controller which you have. This utility will initialize the device node that is for the RAID array by using a device mapper. Usually you should post ” emerge –info “, no need if your on a install CD. Linux – Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues. Raid0 should have equal partitions on each drive.

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There’s somthing very fishy going on here. If you insist of using software RAID from the controller, you may want to take a look at the mess you will have to do to boot up in Linux.

You define the RAID array and then carry on booting. Find More Posts by Electro. I searched around in google and saw many posts that said that the support for SB was added from version 2.


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For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. Sat Jul 18, 2: A hardware RAID contains parts of a computer, but are all on an expansion board that contains software that is run independently from the main processor of the computer. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.

This utility will initialize the device node that is for the RAID array by using a device mapper. All times are GMT You just suffer from the ‘reinstall everything’ when a disk dies.

AMD SB RAID not working

Yes, I got that point. I guess you do not understand. When you set up a fakeraid raid0 array, the controller writes the partition table on one drive and stripes the drives so the OS sees it as one volume bigger than the individual drives.

The other is using the utility named dmraid.

Another reason why fakeraid is problematic – if you try to switch from say nvidia fakeraid to intel or amd fakeraid you probably won’t be able to access your data. Does that fdisk output look alright to sb70 Linux works at the low level of the computer. Hosting by Gossamer Threads Inc. Appears as ntfs in windows. I think you need to use something called dmraid to support ‘fakeraid’ systems like the ones built in to motherboards; I don’t know much more than that ‘tho as I’ve never tried it!


Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. Sun Jul 12, Am I not reading it correctly? You must use dmraid. Copyright Gentoo Foundation, Inc.

Could it be a hardware fault? Last edited by snowtigger; at BB code is Ssb700. The RAID setup works flawlessly well in windows. Now, I am lost a bit: