On Tue, Jan 23, 2007 at 01:35:06AM -0600, Damian Wiest wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 22, 2007 at 07:16:59PM -0600, Damian Wiest wrote:
> 
> [snip]
> 
> > Real hardware RAID chips/cards tend to be expensive, 
> > proprietary, don't require an OS driver and include a battery backup
> > system for data in the RAID cache should the system lose power.
> 
> I don't know what I was thinking, of course the hardware RAID systems
> require drivers.

Of course, what you meant to say was that they don't require an 
OS raid utility to zip the raid together.   They look like a 
single hardware device and the driver must just be for that device
sort of like any other device.

////jerry

> 
> -Damian
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