[rescue] Seeking first-hand knowledge

Meelis Roos mroos at linux.ee
Sun Nov 22 02:02:43 CST 2009

> >> That won't be a problem, I'm only planning on connecting a mirrored pair
> >> of 80GB disks and a CD/DVD burner to it.
> > 
> > I highly doubt that you'll be able to hang optical drives off a RAID 
> > controller.
> I'm pretty certain it should [by default] work in JBOD mode, and not
> care what's connected to it.

Nope - to use disks in JBOD mode, it needs to create its own RAID 
superblock there to describe it's a JBOD, and decreases the disk size 

About ATAPI devices - don't know but I'm bot sure. Look ath the driver 
source for ATAPI-specific access.

Meelis Roos (mroos at linux.ee)

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