Re: Problems with Promise IDE controller under 2.4.1

From: Peter Samuelson (
Date: Thu Feb 01 2001 - 04:44:41 EST

[Rupa Schomaker]
> In my case, I have two identical Maxtor drives, but they reported
> different geometry.
> I'm doing RAID1 and it is really nice to have the same geometry so
> that the partition info is the same between the two drives. Makes
> life easier.

If that's what you needed, you could have used 'dd' to copy the
partition table from one drive to the other. Easier than going in and
re-cabling just to fool your BIOS.

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