[plug] dmraid vs mdadm

Tim White weirdit at gmail.com
Sat Mar 3 05:17:12 WST 2012

On 03/03/12 04:36, Alexander Hartner wrote:
> Has anybody got any experience with either / both ? Which one do you suggest ? I have been trying to configure mdadm for the past week without success. Should I persist or try dmraid ? Is mdadm really so much better then dmraid ?

I've never used dmraid (and a quick read suggests it's for "software 
raid" provided by certain bios).
What are you trying to achieve? I have successfully used mdadm many 
times in the past, both with setting up raid and with repairing NAS's.


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