Re: Raid on KuroBox?
--- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "miggroups"
> I can access both drives. As soon as I powered up the system with the
> duel IDE cable, setup the partitions and filesystem for /dev/hdb and
> mounted the drive. I have them jumpered as master and slave (not
> cable select). They are identical 40GB drives,
> salvaged from a pair ReplayTV 5040 drive upgrades. I get identical
> performace stats from hdparm -t. It appears the hardware is working
> I'd like to use a RAID1 configuration to mirror the disks, but can't
> seem to understand the requirement to build the md.o and raid.o
> modules. As a fall back, I can alway use a cron script to do a
> nightly copy from master to slave for redundency. I thought the raid
> would be a cleaner solution, as long as there are no performance
> -- Mig
> I didn't think the Kuro power supply was up to the task of powering
> two drives, so I'm using a power brick from a IDE to USB adapter cable
> like this one http://tinyurl.com/86xug and I'm mounting the extra
> drive in a quiet external case called "drive-a-way"
> http://www.nexustek.nl/driveaway.htm (I got the black
> one to match the KuroBox)
> I installed the smartmontools package and the disk in the KuroBox
> (actually the half open KuroBox to allow the IDE cable to run out to
> the external drive-a-way case) is running at ~ 47 deg C. The drive in
> the drive-a-way is running ~3 deg C hotter (~50 deg C)
> --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "David" <dlfisher@p...>
> > I was wondering if the hardware or the kernel would be able to use
> > both master and slave id's. I thought it would. Do you have
> > to the slave? I want to try this on a linkstation and take the
> > and put it in a rackmount. Thanks for letting us know what you've
> > done. If you get access to the slave, please let us know.
> > Dave.