They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. To use the new driver, you must replace the old one before you continue into graphic-mode setup. Tue May 13, 6: Add all disks you wish to use, then decide on the amount of space on both disks you wish to use for the striped volume you are about to create. Hardware or software RAID? Privacy policy and Terms of Use.

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Visit the following links: I’d just like to make sure others don’t go through some of the problems i had to heh. Start XP setup as normal. Help us by reporting it. Having a problem logging in?

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I’m unsure as to whether I am better of changing to Linux software raid, or to keep the current configuration and just re-partition the array. The latest firmware and product documentation will be available for download at http: Does anyone have hlt conclusive evidence to show that i will get better performance using LSR over the hardware config?

Try modprobe hpt as root, su, or sudo. Though if modprobe gives you an error stating that it can not find it, there is high possiblity it was not compiled in the kernel.


Last of all is my choice of filesystems. In case of conflict among various parts of the documentation set, this file contains the most current information. BB code is On.

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Choose a drive letter or folder to use, and the method of formatting, and you are done. I would prefer to go LSR, however lsr rxid off a normal ide controller. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. I tried Highpoints webpage, but it seems the drivers are for Redhat 7,8,9.

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Hot visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. We used the most recent BIOS versions for both controllers, and we recommend that you obtain these from the manufacturer’s website if you have not done so already.

To use the new driver, you must replace the old one before you continue into graphic-mode setup.

Run XP upgrade program in a running system. The time now is The drive will mainly be used for storing mp3’s, and prehaps movies mband other relatively large files. My instinct is that hardware based should perform better, but i have raod otherwise with very little proof however. About Us Employment Privacy Policy. The advantages of RAID: Faid tried combining gaming sources with the ac-sources hpt drivers, but i was working on a short timeframe so i didn’t get it happening in time.


Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. Find More Posts by jonfa. Get tech support here. All times are GMT Of course, you won’t get good performance if you use two different RAID sets at the same time, but I mostly avoid that. By joining our community you gaid have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.

At this stage im tending towards one ReiserFS partition, rxid Reiser4 sounds very interesting, so i’m wondering if i’m better to create 2 seperate partitions, leaving one unused so that i can switch to Reiser4 eventually.

Any thoughts on this are welcome. If you remove a disk from the controller but the software does not notice this event, it is also unable to notice the event when you plug another disk back to that location. Privacy policy and Terms of Use.