The code is currently distributed as a patch for the development branch of the Linux kernel to people interested in beta testing the code. A pointer to the latest version of the kernel patch, as well as the userland utilities, is available at

“RAID: High-Performance, Reliable Secondary Storage”, Peter M. Chen, Edward K. Lee, Garth A. Gibson, Randy H. Katz and David A. Patterson, Paper submitted to ACM Computing Surveys, October 1993.

“A Case for Redundant Arrays of Inexpensive Disks (RAID)”, David A. Patterson, Garth A. Gibson and Randy H. Katz, In International Conference on Management of Data (SIGMOD), June 1988.

“Striping in a RAID Level 5 Disk Array”, Peter M. Chen and Edward K. Lee, University of Michigan, Technical Report CSE-TR-181-93.