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Linux Raid - Dell PowerEdge S130 User Manual

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NOTE: You cannot configure physical disk write cache policy on a non-RAID disk.
NOTE: Linux RAID does not support configuring physical disk, or virtual disk write cache policy.

Linux RAID

The Linux RAID feature is supported on all the Dell PowerEdge 13th generation systems. You can use Linux RAID to protect data
across multiple devices. For more information about configuring Linux RAID, see
NOTE: Ensure that your system has the latest BIOS firmware. You can download the latest BIOS firmware from dell.com/
support.
NOTE: Ensure that you use only the S130 UEFI configuration utility to configure Linux RAID feature during pre-boot.
NOTE: You must ensure that the boot virtual disks are configured in RAID 1, using two physical disks of identical drive
type (HDD and SSD) and sector size. However, you can also configure non-boot virtual disks in any of the supported
RAID levels in the Linux operating system.
NOTE: If you are configuring Linux RAID for RHEL 7.2 on the PowerEdge R330, R230, T330, and T130 systems, ensure
that you download the latest Driver Update Disk (DUD) available at https://access.redhat.com/downloads/content/69/
ver=/rhel---7/7.2/x86_64/product-software.
NOTE: If you are configuring Linux RAID for SLES 11 SP4 or SLES 12 SP2 on the PowerEdge R330, R230, T330, and
T130 systems, ensure that you download the latest Driver Update Disk (DUD) available at https://drivers.suse.com/dell/
Dell_PowerEdge_13G/sle-11-sp4-x86_64/1.0/install-readme.html.
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Configuring Linux
RAID.

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