DANGER!!! Problems with 10.04 installer (RAID devices *will* get corrupted)

Karl Larsen klarsen1 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 23 18:00:29 UTC 2010


On 04/23/2010 09:46 AM, Dave Howorth wrote:
> CLIFFORD ILKAY wrote:
>    
>> Someone mentioned using SATA drives for RAID. Beware. Many, perhaps
>> most, of the consumer grade SATA drives aren't suitable for using in
>> RAID. The drive manufacturers have made firmware changes that prevent
>> them from being used in RAID configurations, apparently.
>>      
> That sounds like FUD. How can a drive tell whether its in a RAID or not?
> What's the source for that allegation?
>
> Thanks, Dave
>
>    
         Like I just said, if the RAID hardware has 50 pin cables, your 
SATA drive CAN'T work!


73 Karl


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