[CoLoCo] SATA RAID controller

Jim Hutchinson jim at ubuntu-rocks.org
Wed Mar 5 01:21:35 GMT 2008


On Tue, Mar 4, 2008 at 6:14 PM, TC <telecon at infosyndicate.net> wrote:

> Ummm.  This indicates you are doing raid mirroring on one drive.
>
> That won't save anything if you lose the drive.  Installing raid at
> install can be tricky.
>
> Can you send me an fdisk -l?
>

Sure.

Disk /dev/sda: 320.0 GB, 320072933376 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 38913 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x00026af0

   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/sda1               1       36230   291017443+  fd  Linux raid
autodetect
/dev/sda2   *       36231       38662    19535040   fd  Linux raid
autodetect
/dev/sda3           38663       38913     2016157+  82  Linux swap / Solaris

Disk /dev/sdb: 320.0 GB, 320072933376 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 38913 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x000b02b7

   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/sdb1               1       36230   291017443+  fd  Linux raid
autodetect
/dev/sdb2           36231       38662    19535040   fd  Linux raid
autodetect
/dev/sdb3           38663       38913     2016157+  82  Linux swap / Solaris

Disk /dev/md0: 298.0 GB, 298001760256 bytes
2 heads, 4 sectors/track, 72754336 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 8 * 512 = 4096 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x00000000

Disk /dev/md0 doesn't contain a valid partition table

Disk /dev/md1: 20.0 GB, 20003815424 bytes
2 heads, 4 sectors/track, 4883744 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 8 * 512 = 4096 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x00000000

Disk /dev/md1 doesn't contain a valid partition table

I don't think  I'm mirroring on one drive. There isn't enough space to
mirror on one drive. It's two partitions but one is /home and one is /.

Thanks,
-jim
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