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Linux DPT Hardware RAID HOWTO
v1.62, August 4, 2004
How to set up hardware RAID under Linux. This HOWTO is now limited to making small changes from version 1.6.
2.1 DPT controllers
2.2 ICP vortex controllers
What hardware should be used?
3.1 Controller type
3.2 Enclosure type
4.1 Installing and configuring the hardware
4.2 Configuring the kernel
4.3 Bootup messages
5.1 fdisk, mke2fs, mount, etc.
5.2 Hot swapping
Features in the EATA DMA driver
7.1 Upon bootup, no SCSI hosts are detected
7.2 RAID configuration shows up as N different disks
7.3 Machine/controller is shut down in the middle of a format
7.4 SCSI_ABORT_BUSY errors produced during initial filesystem format
7.5 If all fails...