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Managing Hardware RAIDs with Adaptec Storage Manager and Ubuntu

Feb 14, 2008, 08:30 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew Kutz)

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"Ubuntu Server deployment confronts a roadblock in terms of hardware management of redundant arrays of independent disks (RAID). Adaptec, a leading RAID card vendor, does not provide a Debian-based version of its popular Storage Manager software, even though the Linux kernel includes the driver for many of its RAID cards by default. As a result, IT administrators running Ubuntu Server don't have a vendor-supported method for RAID controller management.

"Here we discuss how to download the RPM-based Adaptec Storage Manager for x64 Linux and convert it to a Debian-based tool..."

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