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Date: Wed, 18 May 2011 23:53:49 +0400
From: Michael Tokarev <>
CC: а х <>
Subject: Re: Intel 82801 SATA RAID

18.05.2011 23:02, а х wrote:
> Hello.
> I have onboard RAID controller "RAID bus controller: Intel Corporation
> 82801 SATA RAID Controller (rev 02) ". LSPCI said that. And two hard drives.

This is not a real RAID controller, it's a so-called fakeraid (lots of
references can be found on google).

> I have created RAID 1 with internal software.
> After booting with "Owl 3.0-stable 2011/03/12 for 32-bit x86 ("i686")
> <>
> " from CD my RAID did not recognized as raid. I mean, that fdisk show me
> sda and sdb disks.

Sure, that's how it works.

> Can you help me, please?
> May be, I need some module? Or only mdraid is possible for me?

dmraid is the usual solution for such a device.  But if you will
use your system only for linux, mdraid (mdadm) is usually a much
better alternative.


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