Phillip Susi psusi at
Sun Jan 1 23:12:57 UTC 2006

The drivers are not broken, they were implemented this way on purpose. 
The kernel devs ( rightly ) decided that it would be foolish to bloat 
each driver with duplicate raid code that may or may not even be used. 
Instead they made the drivers use the hardware for what it really is -- 
a multi channel SATA controller, and left the raiding up to the device 

Anders Karlsson wrote:
> Then the drivers are broken for the fakeraid controllers. If the ips
> driver can properly present only logical drives through int 13h and
> there is no trace of anything but the logical drives once the kernel
> is up, the only conclusion is that the drivers for the fakeraid
> controllers are broken.
> I have played with netfinity boxes with ips raid cards, and I know
> that whether you do raid 0, 1 or 5, you will see nothing but the
> logical disks once the kernel is up and running.

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