PowerEdge 750 w/SATA RAID

Matt Domsch Matt_Domsch at dell.com
Thu May 20 16:54:40 CDT 2004

On Thu, May 20, 2004 at 08:40:53AM -0500, Kyle Harris wrote:
>    I am new to this group so forgive me if I am posting in the wrong place or
>    if this answer can be found elsewhere.  However, I am considering the
>    purchase of a PowerEdge 750 1U rack mount unit.  I would like to use the
>    SATA RAID 1 option along with Fedora Core 1.  My question is does Fedora
>    Core one have the necessary drivers for this SATA RAID unit?

Yes, the Dell CERC SATA 6-channel card uses the aacraid driver, which
FC1 supports.
>    If not, would it work OK if I just went with the on-board SATA (no RAID)?

Sure, that would work as well.  The SATA controllers on the PE700 and
PE750 are in "combined mode", but the ata-piix driver in FC1 should
handle them alright.


Matt Domsch
Sr. Software Engineer, Lead Engineer
Dell Linux Solutions linux.dell.com & www.dell.com/linux
Linux on Dell mailing lists @ http://lists.us.dell.com
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