3.2TB RAID 5 and FC3

Taber Loveless taber at gonetstat.com
Tue Mar 22 14:46:43 MST 2005


I could be wrong but am willing to bet that linux is seeing each disk
individually, not as a stripe since the controller may be software
based.. check for existance of sdb sdc sdd.. etc via dmesg or in proc..

> Hello,
> 
> I've just set up a disk array of 7 400GB SATA drives in a RAID5
> configuration on a Fedora Core 3 install and it is showing that the
> RAID5 only has ~397GB's of space.  The RAID is controlled by a
> RocketRaid 1820A PCI-X card by Highpoint Technologies. Here is the
> system information:
> 2.6.9-1.667smp #1 SMP Tue Nov 2 14:59:52 EST 2004 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
> 
> Is there some kind of limit to how much disk space FC3 can address? Or
> am I just missing something obvious?
> 
> Appreciate the help,
> Seth
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