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    Question Suse 9.3 can't see my NVRAID

    Hey Guys,

    I am new here so sorry if I stuff this up anyways.

    I have a Dual Opteron 254 AMD 64 machine the specs are:
    Tyan - S2895 Thunder K8WE
    8GB of Corsair DDR Ram
    NVIDIA nForce Professional 2200 on CPU1
    NvRiad v2.0
    Nvidia Quatro FX 1400
    2x 150gb 10,000rpm Western Digital HDD running Raid Striped in the ndRaid Bios

    My problem is when I goto install Suse 9.3 and then I go to manually parition the HDD its still comes up with two seperete 150gb HDD instead of one big 279gb. Has anyone experence a problem like this before?

    I would like to try using Suse 10 but the software requirements specify that I must use 9.3.

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    Linux Guru AlexK's Avatar
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    Feb 2005
    are you trying to dual boot off the raid drive? if so it is fairly difficult to accomplish. In other distros, you usually have to pass the dmraid or dodmraid option during boot to get it to see the raid array. I know the following page is for gentoo, but it should give you an idea of hat need be done:

    Note, I haven't tried this as my cheapo mobo doesn't have raid and I don't have multiple hard drives to play with....
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