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Re: Software RAID5 Horrible Write Speed On 3ware Controller!!

To: Hannes Dorbath <light@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Software RAID5 Horrible Write Speed On 3ware Controller!!
From: Justin Piszcz <jpiszcz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2007 07:38:12 -0400 (EDT)
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On Wed, 18 Jul 2007, Hannes Dorbath wrote:

On 18.07.2007 13:32, Justin Piszcz wrote:
Yes I agree here, but I guess my question is why is SW RAID5 so slow on the 3ware card?

I think the controller does disable the drives write cache when exported unconfigured. It does always disable, unless you put the drive in a unit and explicit set the profile to `Performance'.


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Hannes Dorbath


Ahh, that could explain it!


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