On 2 March 2010 08:44, Dan Naumov <dan.nau...@gmail.com> wrote: > >Hi, > >I'd really appreciate it if somebody could help me out! > >I have a box with a MB ASUS P5WDG2-WS Pro with two built-in SATA II RAID > controllers > >(Intel ICH7R and Marvell 88SE614x). > >I installed 4 HDD WD WD5002ABYS (500GB each) on the 4 SATA ports of the > Intel > >ICH7R and using the Intel Matrix Storage Manager I created a RAID10 (Strip > 14KB, Size > >931.5GB, Status Normal, Bootable Yes) out of these 4 HDD. > >Then in the BIOS I set the IDE Configuration to Configure SATA As [RAID], > OnBoard > >Serial-ATA BOOTROM [Enabled] and disable the Marvell SATA controller, for > I use only > >the Intel ICH7R. > >Then I successfully installed FreeBSD 7.1 on the RAID partition, ar0. > > > >The installation completed successfully but the system persistently didn't > boot and gave this > >error message: > > > >F1 FreeBSD Default: F1 No /boot/loader FreeBSD/i386 boot Default: 0:ad > >(0,a)/boot/kernel/kernel boot: No /boot/kernel/kernel > > > >Thanks a lot, > >Alex > > Hello, I know that this probably doesn't help much, but I do recall > reading in several different places that support for Intel firmware > raid in both FreeBSD and Linux is very shaky and limited a best. Is > there any particular reason you want to use it instead of using ZFS or > gmirror/gstripe/graid5? > > > - Sincerely, > Dan Naumov > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to " > freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" >
can you actually boot of a geom stripe? I dont think you can and raid10 has striping in it. As ZFS is very resource hungry i suspect thats why he went for a hardware setup _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"