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

Mark Lord mythtv at rtr.ca
Sun Apr 10 12:50:14 UTC 2011

On 11-04-10 08:44 AM, Mark Lord wrote:
> 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.

Actually, I've give the benefit of a doubt on that one,
since I cannot recall if I've ever connected a non-partitioned
drive to a RocketRAID to see what it does.

Partitioned drives, yup.


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