Test Results I have often read that Fedora Logical RAID has better performance characteristics than a “BIOS” or “FAKE” RAID. That may be true in some cases. Today I dispelled that myth in regards to Nvidia BIOS RAID0 versus Fedora Logical RAID0. The test results were identical. Results were obtained with the latest Fedora 12… Continue reading Nvidia “Fake” RAID0 identical in speed to Fedora 12 Soft RAID.
There is now a way to install F11 x64 or i686 on a Nvidia or Intel ICH10R RAID that was initially created using Windows. Install Fedora 9 x64 or i686 from the Full install DVD. Partition as needed. Once that is complete, use a minimal install set for Fedora 9. We do this for the… Continue reading Howto: Fedora 11 “SoftRAID”
Fedora 11 x64 as it is currently is not capable of creating a partition on a ICH10R or Nvidia C55 RAID array. Fedora 10 x64 is also impacted. Fedora 9 x64 works as expected. I hope this saves a few of you some grief in attempting the installation.
It’s not clean and it definitely is not pretty. I was able to get F9 64 bit installed on my Gigabyte GA-EP45-DS3r ICH10r based system on an existing “FakeRAID”. I initially installed XP, used the floppy driver method and created a 2X500G WDC SATA II RAID0 array. Next I partitioned it and installed Vista Ultra… Continue reading Fedora 10 X86_64 Install on an existing RAID0 ICH10.