Hosting by Gossamer Threads Inc. Unlike these controllers, RAID 5 requires some hardware horsepower to calculate the parity bits and spread the data across the array. I have the SX working alrightish on Gentoo with Vanilla 2. Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? CPU you selected does not support x instruction set wrapper. Review your favorite Linux distribution. If you need to reset your password, click here.

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Promise SX 4000 IDE RAID 5 Controller + Linux

Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. Display posts from previous: Wed Dec 26, fasttrsk July 9, Promise SX For two days the form created SQL errors.

Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? Same here, it’s been more than one year since I bought that controller and it’s been working fine with ANY version of the source based driver from promise I had 3 or 4 so far and the 2.

Installing the Promise Array Management utility was another non event, but a username and password has to be created for array management. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.


I’m not so sure as to how similar the process is in comparison with copying a file there, though. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. It seems to work with both but after unmounting and remounting, or after a reboot, files get corrupted CRC errors on gzipped files I have SX with SDRAM tested with the latest bios available on promise website – 2.

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I looked in the kernel yesterday and I did not see support for it. Also, has anyone had any problems moving large chunks of data to the controller? Linux – Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues. Regarding 32bit-architecture I would suggest sx4000 to follow the manual on http: Here you can view, define, delete or repair an array.

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Since i would like to use this card with a bunch of GiB disks afaik these are the largest which get regonized by the bios in a Raid5 as backup-space for an existing raid it would make me very happy to be able to use this “old and under windows2k ever stable running baby” in the linux-world Edit for Mods: Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. Originally published May 22nd If you need to reset your password, click here. Check the benchmarks and testbed for more information.


Promise SX woes v2 http: Join Date Sep Beans For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. I heard some strange rumor about it being supported nativly via the I2C bus? And about the 7GB file problem you mentioned- well I once generated a few files bigger than 32GB on my array JFS filesystem and had no problems with it.

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