Is there a limit to how many drives you can have in one RAID-5? What is the maximum number of physical drives recommended in a RAID-5 set?
Q. I’m using CentOS Linux on the Sun X4500 Sever. How do I install Marvell SATA driver on this system?
A. The driver for this controller is located on Sun’s own web site. All you have to do is download and install the same. It offers the latest firmware and software supporting Sun Fire X4500 server. This release includes support for Solaris 10 11/06, RedHat 4 U4 64bit, and Windows Server 2003 operating systems. Also included is support for the following modules:
* BIOS version 18
* ILOM version 1.1.1 (Service Processor firmware)
* Marvell SATA disk driver
* Disk Control and Monitor Utility (DCMU)
* Hard Drive Monitor Utility (HD Utility)
How do I find out the make, model and serial number for my SCSI or IDE hard disks under CentOS Linux server? How do I get vendor information about my disk storage w/o opening my Intel / AMD server chassis?