[rescue] Small RAID array setup

Sheldon T. Hall shel at cmhcsys.com
Mon Jun 30 10:13:44 CDT 2003

Saith Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. ...

> This is probably a bit obvious... but...

Maybe not obvious to everyone!

> The one thing to keep in mind about using hardware raid of any sort,
> is keeping a spare controller....  as if your controller dies, it
> stands directly between you and your data and no amount of RAID 0,
> RAID 0+1, or RAID 1+0 will help.

Thanks for pointing it out, I actualy hadn't thought about it.

I will be able to back things up, but, still, the controller would be the
only thing in the system for which I do not have a spare....



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