[Sticky] Big Sur on M1 machines and SoftRAID issues
You did something weird. This is an HFS softRAID volume, but perhaps you erased it with Disk utility as APFS?
I think you need to uninstall SoftRAID driver.
Run Disk utility and erase each disk.
Then run SoftRAID and reinstall the driver.
Make sure you "Allow" OWC as an identifed developer.
Now create a new volume.
I delete all disks and made all APFS.. but I see five volumes.. (screen)
and now a try to install softraid, but Mac didnt ask me about "Allow" OWC as an identifed developer.
Now I see attach. I can't initialise some disk's, help plz
I did it.. all works... I bild apfs RAID 0... Mac didnt ask me "Allow" OWC as an identifed developer.... but all work and mounting.. thx
I don't know if I completely follow the full thread, but I've been having stability issues with a brand new M1 Mac Mini and SoftRAID 6.1. In my testing, I found with or without SoftRAID installed, the ThunderBay 4 goes into cycles of sleep / wake every 5-10 seconds when Mini sleeps. Other attached drives don't seem to be affected (they are on USB) not thunderbolt. However, with SoftRAID installed, I have had the system crash shortly on waking the computer up.
@softraid-support, you are right. Though I'm pretty sure I had this problem even when I disabled sleep completely, I may be wrong.
This seems to be a known issue:
I will either unmount before sleep or I'll use the amphetamine app to ensure the drives are kept awake. ... I suppose I can **try** to set the sleep time with `pmset` first though that doesn't seem to help others.