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looking RAID level details from  root user in linux ?

Posted on 2007-11-25
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Dear experts,

Is there any way that we can see the currently hardware of machine hosted with  Linux as an operating system , implemented with raid 0+1/1+0 or raid – 5 .

Please elobarate … thanks for all in advance ..
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great ...

expecting a  bit clarification  ..
you mean , for the hardware level RAID , the tools will be provided by the hardwware vendor or  OS vendor ?

thanks again ...

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Hi,

Mostly by the H/W vendor, but since linux is open source you may also get it with linux distribution if the h/w is so popular.

Most of the H/W RAID require from you to work from the console and while the server is shutdown.

H/W RAID is better in performance, but S/W RAID is more flexible.

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by:Tintin
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If you are using hardware RAID, then when the server boots up, there will be a BIOS level RAID menu that you can use to view/configure the RAID setup.

As omarfarid has said, there is almost certainly a Linux driver/utility that will allow you to view the same info from Linux.
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