[mythtv-users] OT: Raid Server troubleshooting

F Peeters (MythTV) francesco at fampeeters.com
Thu Oct 11 17:24:31 UTC 2007


On Thu, October 11, 2007 19:08, nasa01 at comcast.net wrote:
>
>  -------------- Original message ----------------------
> From: Dan Ritter <dsr-myth at tao.merseine.nu>
>> On Thu, Oct 11, 2007 at 01:00:22PM +0000, nasa01 at comcast.net wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > Sorry for the OT post....  But I do see lots of people using raid
>> servers with
>> thier myth setup and I haven't been able to figure out what is causing
>> my
>> issues.
>> >
>> > 3x320G && 1x500G in Raid 5 (filesystem is JFS)
>> >
>> > /var/log/messages
>> > rr174x: module license 'Proprietary' taints kernel.
>> > rr174x:0: RocketRAID 174x controller driver v1.02 (Apr 7 2007
>> 21:39:11)
>>
>> Don't do that. Switch over to Linux software RAID via the md
>> driver.
>>
>> -dsr-
> That could be problematic....  Since I have a lot of stuff on this array
> (and my backup solution hasn't sized up to match), I would perfer to keep
> the setup as it is and look at software raid sometime in the future.  This
> assumes software raid is really the best solution.
>
> Nasa
>

SW RAID will work on any controller... ATARAID will only work with the
current card or identical replacements...

1 and 1 is still 10, right?...  ;-)

-- 
F Peeters
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