RAID configuration is most often completed before installing an operating system and for the boot disk. However, it is possible to create a RAID volume on other non-boot disks after installing an operating system.
Oracle System Assistant – You can use Oracle System Assistant to create RAID 0 or 1 level volumes and prepare drives for OS installation. See Configure Hardware for RAID and refer to the Installation, Setting Up Software and Firmware Using Oracle System Assistant.
Oracle Hardware Management Pack – You can use the raidconfig commands contained in this software's Oracle Server CLI Tools component to create and manage RAID volumes on your server. See Accessing Oracle Hardware Management Pack and refer to the Oracle Hardware Management Pack documentation at http://www.oracle.com/pls/topic/lookup?ctx=ohmp.
(SGX-SAS6-INT-Z only) LSI SAS2 Integration RAID Configuration Utility – You can use the sas2ircu commands contained in the LSI SAS2 Integrated RAID Configuration Utility to configure and manage RAID volumes on your server.
You can download the SAS2IRCU software for your operating system from the Utilities section at the following location: http://www.lsi.com/sep/Pages/oracle/sg_x_sas6-int-z.aspx
(SGX-SAS6-R-INT-Z only) LSI MegaCLI or MegaRAID Storage Manager – You can use the LSI MegaCLI command-line tool or the MegaRAID Storage Manager graphical interface to configure and manage RAID volumes for the SGX-SAS6-R-INT-Z disk controller.
You can download the LSI MegaCLI and MegaRAID Storage Manager software for your operating system from the Utilities section at following location: http://www.lsi.com/sep/Pages/oracle/sg_x_sas6-r-int-z.aspx