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Re: advice: 3ware+raid+xfs

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Subject: Re: advice: 3ware+raid+xfs
From: Danny Cox <danscox@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 07 Dec 2003 13:55:36 -0500
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On Sun, 2003-12-07 at 12:14, Gaspar Bakos wrote:
> 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,
> running most probably RH9.0 and kernel 2.4.22-xfs. I haven't decided yet

        You really should consider 2.4.23, or at least apply the patch to
do_brk() that 2.4.23 fixed.  Of course, if this is a stand-alone machine
with no other logins, you may not care.

        Either I'm getting more paranoid in my old age, or the security guys
are beginning to rub off on me.... ;-)

kernel, n.: A part of an operating system that preserves the
medieval traditions of sorcery and black art.


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