[Nottingham] Big biiig problem regarding IDE-RAID

Ben Blackburne nottingham at mailman.lug.org.uk
Tue Jul 15 12:47:00 2003

On Tue, 2003-07-15 at 12:33, Alex Herington wrote:

> Lessons I have learned (heh): Don't panic so much. Heart attacks at 21 aren't
> cool.. and IDE-RAID isn't worth the hassle (with some Promise chipsets at
> least). Spend the extra dough and go SCSI.

I think I've learned that lesson too :-(

One note: in situations like this, I find the Gentoo live-cd is good at
supporting weird hardware that a debian cd won't, although I don't know
specifically about its raid support.