In a raid 10 there are basically 10 raid 1s inside of it so if 1 drive dies in one of the raid 1s its okay This page has been accessed 48, times. Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? Having a problem logging in? The main difference, is will RAID10, you’d get better performance, and have one big pool, rather than 10 smaller pools like you have now. But to really recommend the correct RAID level, it’d be nice to know what you’re using it for i.

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Luckily, if you set up a spare or two on your array, there are no parity calculations that need to be done, so a spare can be added very quickly, and greatly reducing the window for this possibility.

See if this is loaded with Code:. Areca arcix raid card setup No, I didn’t say it would have the same fault tolerance as 10 RAID1 arrays, but it’s more than adequate. You can check the status and other things using the sas2ircu utiliity.

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Are you new to LinuxQuestions. It just seems like an odd scenario to me. How can I find that out which device is associated with the raid llnux


The following wiki articles will supply additional information regarding the operation of Adaptec RAID controllers:. I had some problems with Adaptec SA. There is also a megasasctl tool to get RAID status available from the megactl package on Sourceforge.

BB code rai On. My question to you Some tools and drivers are available from the vendor.

Linux and Hardware RAID: an administrator’s summary

Is the kernel areeca needed for this RAID system available in the default kernel? Notably this driver uses the kernel scsi subsystem rather than implementing its own block device.

LinuxRaidForAdmins last modified Information about how the consistency of RAID arrays controlled by Areca controllers can be tested can be found in the section referred to lnux the following article:. Attached scsi generic sg6 type 0 [ 7. AG for your server products.

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Monitor/Rebuild Hardware RAID (Linux)

Might be of help, the output of Code: Areca arcix raid card setup Are you sure that you can use raid linx like that? Having a problem logging in? The driver is in the main kernel as of 2.


But to really recommend the correct RAID level, it’d be nice to know what you’re using it for i. This page was last modified on 14 Januaryat Preliminary tests showed that the same scenario performed with an older kernel works longer but finally provides the same results — kernel panic.

Attached scsi generic sg1 type 3 [ 1.

Same source zreca as the CLI tools. We notified Areca and thanks to their fast reaction we were able to quickly resolve the problem. November 18th, 7.

Not aware of any method of detecting the status for this RAID. November 18th, 8. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.

This file does not contain the RAID status. But you are correct that would be nice.