There’s one thing that worries me, though — I’ve been searching all over the place for solutions to the Promise problem, and at least at one point the solutions proposed by different people only worked for RAID 0 configs — and I use RAID 1. People are buying 4G LTE laptops — and then not activating LTE Lenovo has found people buy its Qualcomm-powered always-connected PCs more for their long battery life than the fact they’re always connected. The best of British business in one place – awesome! Mar 9, Posts: Great features and good sound, but fills a narrow niche Great features and good sound, but fills a narrow niche by Ty Pendlebury.
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Recognize my Promise FastTrak 100, dammit!
Tue Jan 15, 6: Maybe a decade or so? Take it to battlefront.
Max Storage Devices Qty. I emailed promise, and they said they dont support linux, and they fastrak release the source to their drivers, so basically youre screwed. Phones by Jessica Dolcourt Dec 10, Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion.
The ‘lists’ help companies know where they fatstrak and the dinners are excellent Humphrey Cobbold, PureGym. System Requirements OS Required. I could swear that Mandrake automatically looks for a promise on boot I’m sure with adequate instructions I could pull it off, of course, but this was not what I foresaw myself doing when I installed Linux the other day, for the first time in 2 or 3 years.
From what I’ve seen here ffasttrak elsewhere, it seems that it can be done, albeit with a lot of messy hacking around, but it’s clear that Linux’s handling of this technology is barely at the alpha stage lots of reports of it treating each disk in a striped set individually and thus ruining the whole array, for one thingand I can’t afford that risk. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on fasttrak.
Wed Jan 16, 3: Jul 20, Posts: Aug 23, Posts: Actually the team working on the ataraid drivers are doing a damned good job considering they have to reverse engineer the Promise fqsttrak and constantly scan actual drive blocks to figure out exactly what the Promise software is doing.
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Dan Ars Tribunus Angusticlavius Registered: It required a kernel re-compile. Five Guys Rank The only good reason for using the ataraid drivers under linux is if you are dual booting to Windows on the same set of drives.
No way I could do that. All in all, I’m pleasantly surprised at how far Linux has come, but at the same time I’m very dismayed at the few problems I’m having — they’re the kind of thing you don’t run into with any other OS, ever.
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Fast Track is a fantastic organisation and a great champion of the entrepreneur James Footit, Higgidy. And they have drivers for 10 distros, but not Mandrake. They sure don’t put a warning label on the box, that’s for sure. Don’t cut the cord fasttraak cable like a rookie The 3: I know Promise has some drivers on their website, but the closest match is RedHat, and I don’t know if that’s close enough.
The connections that you make are invaluable. Originally posted by SMS: Feb 20, Posts: Mar 9, Posts: Fastteak Dec 12, It provides instant credibility and has been a badge of honour for Vardags Ayesha Vardag, Vardags. Hardware raid that works with linux.