BIOS assisted raid

Thad Van Ry thad at
Tue Dec 5 11:04:06 MST 2006

On 12/5/06, Brian Hawkins <brianhks at> wrote:
> The first time I installed I just went with the system default setup.
> It put /boot on the PATA drive and then created a logical volume out of
> the two SATA drives.  This seemed to work except there was no indication
> anywhere that it was setup as RAID 0 or that it was using the raid I
> setup in the BIOS.
Just FYI, LVM uses striping by default. Thus just LVM not on top of
RAID0 will still get you a performance gain.

Thad Van Ry
Woods Cross, Utah

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