[rescue] FS (historical?) PPro 180 or 200, with VRM
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Sat Apr 8 22:57:56 CDT 2006
On Sat, 08 Apr 2006 23:52:12 -0400, Charles Shannon Hendrix <shannon at widomaker.com> wrote:
> Fri, 07 Apr 2006 @ 20:37 -0700, Devin L. Ganger said:
>> Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:
>> (2x RAID 5)
>> > Why not 1 12 drive RAID 5 ?
>> Performance and the ability to survive more than a single drive failure.
> *IF* it occurs on the opposite stripe.
> Otherwise, you might be better off sacrificing some drives for spares, if you
> are really worried about multiple drive failures.
I personally wouldn't take a RAID5 past seven drives, especially if its SATA. And spares are a very good thing, especially if you're not that prompt in swapping out drives. That's just my opinion.
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