This site is intended as a reference for Linux software raid as implemented in the latest kernel.
Where possible, information should be tagged with the minimum kernel/software version required to use the feature.
Please contact David Greaves if you'd like to help with this site.
There is an Overview section that is based on the RAID HowTo - this covers:
- Why RAID?
- Hardware issues
- RAID setup
- Detecting, querying and testing
- Tweaking, tuning and troubleshooting
- Related tools
- Partitioning RAID / LVM on RAID
The document is sprinkled with references to the deprecated raidtools which will be gradually removed.
Areas Of Interest
- Editing pages
- Kernel Newbies basic information about working on kernel
- TLDP Linux RAID howto somewhat outdated Howto with many practical instructions
- Linux RAID FAQ from 2003
- SATA RAID FAQ about hardware/fake raid cards
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