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swidth in RAID

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Subject: swidth in RAID
From: aurfalien <aurfalien@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 30 Jun 2013 11:43:12 -0700
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Hi,

I understand swidth should = #data disks.

And the docs say for RAID 6 of 8 disks, that means 6.

But parity is distributed and you actually have 8 disks/spindles working for 
you and a bit of parity on each.

So shouldn't swidth equal disks in raid when its concerning distributed parity 
raid?

- aurf
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