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On Saturday 06 May 2006 21:18, Peter Humphrey wrote:
> The instructions say to enclose the parameter in quotes, but when I did
> that it complained Unknown ""-ay". Omitting the quotes enabled it to
> connect to the array (that isn't the word, but I'm not at that screen at
> the moment) and give every appearance of knowing what it's doing. But then
> when I run fdisk -l I see two 200GB disks /dev/sda and /dev/sdb, not the
> single 400GB disk I expect. Clearly, installing to /dev/sda isn't going to
> get me very far - not only will it not be the RAID array I want, but I dare
> say it'll break the array that the BIOS has created and WinXP is happily
The raid array will be a different device to the individual disks.
> I've googled all over the place, looking for clues. That's right - I don't
> have any ;-(
Check dmesg for info, or have a poke around in /dev.
> Can anyone here help out? Even knowing the format of the name dmraid
> expects for an existing array would help, but I can't find anything
Do you actually need windows to access it too?
If not, scrap dmraid, and use plain old linux software raid.
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