Learn about software and hardware redundant array of independent disks (RAID) implementations on a Linux® on POWER™ server. In some regards, this paper is a response to some of the questions and pitfalls in RAID setup. Therefore, this paper includes a foundation on RAID itself, the Linux on POWER boot process, software and hardware RAID, and an example of how to configure hardware RAID.
In this paper, learn some of the fundamentals of RAID, including software and hardware RAID implementations, especially as it relates to the boot process for Linux on POWER. Using the information from these sections, walk through a simple hardware RAID configuration, learning from the simple configuration and applying it to your setup as needed. Gain knowledge about RAID implementations for Linux on POWER and some of the pitfalls encountered during RAID setups.
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