On Thu, May 24, 2007 at 06:30:06AM -0400, kalin mintchev wrote: > > so nobody on this list knows anything about raid? > wrong list? > > > hi all.. > > > > i have a box in a remote hosting facility that claims that the machine has > > two discs raided in it but df and fstab show only one disc with a bunch of > > slices. > > under devices there is another name - ad6 - but it's not mounted anywhere. > > the one i see both in df and the fstab is ad4 with one big slice and > > different partitions....
My (VIA Tech V-RAID) raid disk shows up as ar0, although the ad4 and ad6 device nodes exist as well. Do you have the ataraid device in the kernel? > > they insist there are 2 raided discs in tha machine. the os is 5.4 and i > > think at that point the raid drivers were still considered > > 'experimental'. Then ask them how it's done. > > it makes sense to me that if i don't see a second drive in the fstab there > > isn;t any mounting which means that there is no raid going on... If you're seeing an ad device, it's not RAID-ed, AFAIK. > > is there any other way i can make sure if raid is actually on? > > would there will be any logs somewhere? > > the machine has been up for about 2 years and the dmesg is long gone... It should be in /var/run/dmesg.boot. Roland -- R.F.Smith http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/ [plain text _non-HTML_ PGP/GnuPG encrypted/signed email much appreciated] pgp: 1A2B 477F 9970 BA3C 2914 B7CE 1277 EFB0 C321 A725 (KeyID: C321A725)
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