I am able to partition the array and complete the install, but when I boot into the OS, it sees the drives as 2 separate devices, sda and sdb. I mean come on. That means that as soon as something attempts to write to the drive it gets written, but you are limited to the speed the drive can write information Write cache not catch means that the memory on the card caches the writes so that the OS can go on, and then as the drives can handle the data it writes it out. I’ll go through the documentation this afternoon and try again when I get home from work this evening. Friends you can try it. If you do not wish to so agree, do not install or use the Software. I have some experience with Fedora, so it’s not totally foreign to me.
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That being the case, why would the installer only view the array as a single logical disk? Title to all copies of the Software remains with Hotraid or its suppliers.
I have been trying for a few days to install CentOS 5. Our goal is to make Download Center a valuable resource for you.
Adaptec – Adaptec Driver: Adaptec Storage Manager for HostRAID in Linux. Download Detail
It’s actually just a software solution integrated into the firmware of the device as explained here: But hostrai there are enough other companies that do a better job in. Thank you so much, markkuk.
I went through the steps outlined in the CentOS wiki. Proudly powered by WordPress. Anyone had this before? With a low-end Adaptec fake-raid in a server with slow CPU, it is probably more cost effective to buy a hosttaid new server, install the OS, controller card and rebuild the array from there. Must using CentOS 5 Linux version 2.
Adaptec Embedded SATA HostRAID Controller 7e – CentOS
I will definitely not buy this card. I have decided to do this in my aeaptec style, and I hope to avoid the baseless bitching while still telling people why not to use something.
I tried it anyway, but when I select the floppy during the setup, hstraid tells me it’s not for this version of CentOS. Claims arising under this Agreement shall be governed by the laws of California, excluding its principles of conflict of laws and the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the Sale of Goods.
Adaptec 1420SA is JUNK!
Intel is not obligated under any other agreements unless they are in writing and signed by an authorized representative of Intel. Friends you can try it. At a minimum such license shall safeguard Intel’s ownership rights to the Software. September 8, at 7: That really changes everthing, huh. Your personal information will be used to respond to this inquiry only.
HP Adaptec HostRAID SHIM Linux (aad81xx driver)
I have been working with Linux for a few years, but this is new territory for me. BB code is On. Anyway, I’m a bit confused. You will linjx to build the driver from http: Board index All times are UTC.
Anyway, I’m a bit confused. And you can change setups while system ljnux online. So, I decided to give Cent a try. That means that as soon as something attempts to write to the drive it gets written, but you are limited to the speed the drive can write information.
Adaptec makes crap hardware anymore.
I am able to afaptec the array and complete the install, but when I boot into the OS, it sees the drives as 2 separate devices, sda and sdb. Now, a word from Adaptec: It seems like a very polished, professional distro that is going to be perfect for my project.