PERC4/Di RAID 1 - MBR?

Matt Domsch Matt_Domsch at dell.com
Tue Mar 1 22:51:01 CST 2005


On Tue, Mar 01, 2005 at 07:00:39PM -0700, Mike McNamara wrote:
> Is the MBR written to each drive in a RAID 1 array with no
> particular effort on my part?

Yes.

> Or post installation do I need to do something to get the MBR on to
> each drive in the RAID array like I would with software RAID?

No.

Hardware RAID takes care of all this for you.  Every disk block
projected to the OS is duplicated on both disks.  This includes the
MBR sector.

Thanks, and welcome to the list, and to hardware RAID!
Matt

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