[SATLUG] Quasi-hardware RAID on motherboard?
richard.maynard at gmail.com
Sun Sep 16 22:15:13 CDT 2007
I don't have experience with that particular Motherboard, or chip set.
I've used other Asus motherboards with different raid controllers, and
the conversion from a single drive to a mirror or a stripe has always
Since it is hardware raid, the OS doesn't see any difference when you
go to a mirror. However, when setting up striping (or concatenating,
which many of the home hardware raid solutions do) it will change the
physical characteristics of the disk that is reported to the operating
system. This doesn't require a re installation, but can end up being a
-- Richard Maynard
On 9/16/07, Sean Carolan <scarolan at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm looking at this motherboard and one of the features advertised is RAID:
> Does anyone have experience with Intel's "Matrix" chipsets? Are they
> reliable? If so this is a pretty awesome feature:
> "Seamless migration from a single hard drive to a RAID 0 or RAID 1 dual hard
> drive array without requiring OS reinstallation. Additional migrations to
> higher levels of RAID are also supported."
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