Well, redhat has been know to often be full of crap. If you configure
the RAID before you start the install, I 'suspect' that you won't have
any problems. I just did an "un-supported" install today. I got a new
DPT smartraid V for a new web server, and I installed RH6 on the RAID
drive without any trouble. The only problem is that XFree has poor
support for the Cirrus 5446 (or something similar) which is the chipset
on most "server" computers from HP, Dell, and Compaq. If anybody
happens to read this with some pointers on how to fix X on that, let me
> I know that the Red Hat HW compatibility list says:
> "We currently do not support hardware raid in any of the Adaptec
> "Currently you cannot install Red Hat Linux's root partition onto a
> Unfortunately, I have to work with such hardware and I was wondering
> someone out there has gotten HW RAID up and running on the 78xx
> preferrably booting off the RAID as well. Any pointers would be of
> the HOWTOs seem obsolete or not applicable. If not, a "got it going on
> Software RAID" note would also be appreciated. Thanks!
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