I was so happy on Thursday because the hard drives for the servers came
in the mail.
Lat night when I tried to install Debian on the servers I found out
You see, I had bought some motherboards with built in RAID, the plan
was to use RAID-1 (mirroring). Well, it turns out that the chipset on
the motherboards (Promise) are not REAL RAID controllers! they are
actually simple IDE controllers which expect the RAID stuff to be done
in software. That complicates this tremendously and I could not get
the servers installed.
So, last night I ordered some real RAID cards (3ware) and I hope to get
those by Wednesday. Sorry, looks like the server will not be up for a