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Re: advice: 3ware+raid+xfs

To: Feizhou <feizhou@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: advice: 3ware+raid+xfs
From: Mike Burger <mburger@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 8 Dec 2003 07:28:08 -0500 (EST)
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On Mon, 8 Dec 2003, Feizhou wrote:

> Gaspar Bakos wrote:
> > Dear all,
> > 
> > I am about to build a system for data reduction, but before I do so, I
> > thought of posting this in case anyone has useful hints (don't do that!,
> > or be careful with...)
> > 
> > It would be a dual xeon mobo + 3ware Escalade card + 4x250Gb (WD) disk,
> you will want to make the firmware/bios of the harddisks and the 3ware 
> are compatible or go for maxtors. The latest should be safe otherwise 
> you are going have funny things happen with your WD drives.

What kind of "funny things" have you seen with WD drives?
Mike Burger

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