This document describes how to install, configure, and maintain a hardware RAID
built around the 5070 SBUS host based RAID controller by Antares Microsystems.
Other topics of discussion include RAID levels, the 5070 controller GUI, and
5070 command line. A complete command reference for the 5070's K9 kernel and
Bourne-like shell is included.
Copyright 2000 by Thomas D. Coates, Jr. This document's source is licensed under
the terms if the GNU general public license agreement.
Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this document without fee for
any purpose commercial or non-commercial is hereby granted, provided that the
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be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY, either expressed or implied. While every
effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information documented herein,
the author(s)/editor(s)/maintainer(s)/contributor(s) assumes NO RESPONSIBILITY
for any errors, or for any damages, direct or consequential, as a result of
the use of the information documented herein. A complete copy of the GNU Public
License agreement may be obtained from: Free Software Foundation, Inc.,
59 Temple Place - Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307, USA. Portions of this document
are adapted and/or re-printed from the 5070 installation guide and man pages
with permission of Antares Microsystems, Inc., Campbell CA.
1.2 Acknowledgements and Thanks
Carl and Jim at Antares for the hardware, man pages, and other support/contributions
they provided during the writing of this document.
- Penn State University - Hershey Medical Center, Department of Radiology, Section
of Clinical Image Management (My home away from my home away from home).
- The software-raid-HOWTO Copyright 1997 by Linas Vepstas under the GNU public
license agreement. The software-raid-HOWTO is Available from : http://www.linuxdoc.org
1.3 New Versions
The location of the most recent version of this document is posted on my homepage:
- Other versions may be found in different formats at the LDP homepage: http://www.linuxdoc.org
and mirror sites.