[mythtv-users] Question re: available SATA ports and linux software RAID

Mark Lord mythtv at rtr.ca
Sun Apr 10 12:44:29 UTC 2011

On 11-04-10 12:11 AM, Jean-Yves Avenard wrote:
> On 10 April 2011 07:10, Mark Lord <mythtv at rtr.ca> wrote:
>> Dunno about "JBOD", but RocketRAID cards also have "legacy" mode,
>> where you DO NOT EVER configure your drive using the onboard BIOS.
> Which require you to format the hard drive while it's connected to a
> traditional SATA adapter. Not very convenient.

No, that's not true.  At least not with the 7042-based RocketRaid
that I have here for driver development.

> You can't set a drive as "legacy" once connected to a RocketRAID card.

Exactly my point --> you DON'T.  That's the "default" if you never use
the card's BIOS to configure the drive.


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