[rescue] Seeking first-hand knowledge

Phil Stracchino alaric at metrocast.net
Sun Nov 22 11:13:20 CST 2009

Meelis Roos wrote:
>>>> 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 
> some.

I've used disks attached to RAID controllers without having to do
anything to them.  We'll see, I guess.

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