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Linux-Promise-RAID1-HOWTO</ULink>,
<CiteTitle>Linux Migration to Promise RAID Card HOWTO</CiteTitle>
</Para><Para>
<CiteTitle>Updated: July 2002</CiteTitle>.
<CiteTitle>Updated: August 2002</CiteTitle>.
Outlines the steps of how to migrate an existing (Red Hat) Linux
install onto a Promise TX2 Card for the purposes of RAID-1 Mirroring.
</Para>

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@ -788,7 +788,7 @@ All about disk geometry and the 1024 cylinder limit for disks. </Para>
Linux-Promise-RAID1-HOWTO</ULink>,
<CiteTitle>Linux Migration to Promise RAID Card HOWTO</CiteTitle>
</Para><Para>
<CiteTitle>Updated: July 2002</CiteTitle>.
<CiteTitle>Updated: August 2002</CiteTitle>.
Outlines the steps of how to migrate an existing (Red Hat) Linux
install onto a Promise TX2 Card for the purposes of RAID-1 Mirroring.
</Para>

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<!-- Most recent revision goes at the top; list in descending order -->
<revhistory>
<revision>
<revnumber>1.0.0</revnumber>
<date>2002-07-30</date>
<revnumber>1.1</revnumber>
<date>2002-08-05</date>
<authorinitials>bs</authorinitials>
<revremark>first official release</revremark>
<revremark></revremark>
</revision>
</revhistory>
@ -126,8 +126,7 @@ somewhat lacking.
<para>
You may email me (<email>ben(at)empathy.com.au</email>) with
improvements and suggestions etc, using the email address as stated
at the start of this HOWTO. If you are emailing me, you must include
improvements and suggestions etc. If you are emailing me, you must include
in the subject line: "Promise RAID HOWTO", or else I will not read
the email.
</para>
@ -329,14 +328,18 @@ complain about swap. Ignore that, as we will fix it in a moment.
After we have booted up on the new system, we must edit a few files:
</para>
<screen>
/etc/lilo.conf
/etc/fstab
</screen>
<sect3><title><filename>lilo.conf</filename></title>
<para>
The parts in bold have been edited. (See the original
<itemizedlist>
<listitem><para><filename>/etc/lilo.conf</filename></para></listitem>
<listitem><para><filename>/etc/fstab</filename></para></listitem>
</itemizedlist>
</para>
<sect3><title><filename>/etc/lilo.conf</filename></title>
<para>
The parts in italics have been edited. (See the original
<filename>lilo.conf</filename> file as stated earlier on in this
HOWTO)
</para>
@ -366,7 +369,7 @@ Now, save the file, and run lilo to write the boot record.
</para>
</sect3>
<sect3><title><filename>fstab</filename></title>
<sect3><title><filename>/etc/fstab</filename></title>
<para>
For every entry that pointed to the old location, you must now change
it to the scsi device, but use the same partition. For example:
@ -380,7 +383,9 @@ If you saw this in your fstab, you would need to
change <filename>/dev/hda2</filename> to
<filename>/dev/sda2</filename>
Now shut down your system.
Now reboot your system. That's it.
After the reboot, its best to check the status of the RAID.
</para>
</sect3>
</sect2>
@ -392,8 +397,20 @@ You can get detailed information by looking at the
directory <filename>/proc/scsi/fasttrak/</filename>
In that directory, you will see the file which corresponds to your array.
<screen>
# cat /proc/scsi/fasttrak/0
Promise FastTrak Series Linux Driver Version 1.2.0.14
Adapter1 - FASTTRAK100 TX2
Array - Array[1] : 1X2 Mirror (OK)
Drive -
1 : IC Primary /Master 41174MB BASE(0xb400) BM(0xc400) IRQ(11) UDMA5
3 : IC Secondary/Master 41174MB BASE(0xbc00) BM(0xc408) IRQ(11) UDMA5
</screen>
</para>
</sect1>
</article>