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Re: about to try RAID....

Subject: Re: about to try RAID....
From: "Michael Wahlbrink" <miw@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 3 Sep 2001 18:15:59 +0200
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On 03.09.2001 16:32:33 "P.Dixon" wrote:
>Hi,
>
>We're about to try xfs and software raid. We've done this in the past
>using 3x Promise Ultra ATA 100TX2 controllers. However, I've seen on 
>this
>list a few bad comments about Promise, so I was wondering if there are 
>any
>alternatives that people think would be a better option.
>
>This is what we plan to do:
>
>Using a standard motherboad/CPU in a large tower case, we want to use 8x
>IBM 61.5 GB hard disks in a software RAID 5 configuration (using XFS of
>course).
>
>Any hints/tips would be greatly appreciated.
>
>Cheerio,
>                                       Paul
We use the 3ware IDE-Raidcontrollers for real Raid, so we don't have to 
care about the software-raid layer.......(And they are fast)

cu 
michael



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