[Techtalk] Hello - intro

Carla Schroder carla at bratgrrl.com
Sat Feb 15 09:41:38 EST 2003

On Saturday 15 February 2003 12:21 am, Jessica Smith wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've just joined up to techtalk. I've been subscribed to the Melbourne list
> for a little while and went along to a meeting today. Someone there
> suggested that techtalk would be a good list to be on to pick people's
> brains about some "stuff".  :-)

Howdy and welcome.

> I'm running a RH 7.2 system on a Tyan Thunder LE-T (S2518GNR) mainboard
> with on-board IDE RAID (Promise FastTrack). Spec overview is at
> http://www.tyan.com/products/html/thunderlet.html. My system has 2 x 40GB
> Quantum Fireball 7200RPM drives in it (currently on separate IDE channels).
> If anyone has experience with getting IDE RAID working on this mainboard in
> particular, or a similar system, or is just an IDE RAID guru, I'd love to
> hear about it. 

Isn't the IDE RAID on this board configured from the BIOS? First connect the 
drives to the Promise controller,  then go through steps to build your array.  
The manual can be downloaded, if you don't already have it, it gives 
step-by-step directions.

Carla Schroder
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