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Re: 3ware - Itanium compatible drivers?
Greg Freemyer schrieb:
> My company is building up an Itanium based Redhat box that needs 1 TB of storage.
> They have asked me what the choices are.
> I have been very impressed with 3ware cards in Pentium systems.
> Does anyone know if the 3ware x86 drivers work at all in an Itanium?
> Or have any thoughts about a pure software Raid?
> I know the md driver can do Raid 1, can it do Raid 5?
It does RAID5 and it does it very well. The only problem with older XFS
versions was that performance was bad with internal log. An external log
on RAID1 on the same disks was the solution for me. It looks like recent
XFS versions work much better on RAID5 with internal log too.
> Greg Freemyer