[rescue] Filesystem choice for fileserver?
lionel4287 at verizon.net
Fri Apr 18 07:51:38 CDT 2008
>From: Peter Corlett <abuse at cabal.org.uk>
>Date: 2008/04/18 Fri AM 07:10:49 CDT
>To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>Subject: Re: [rescue] Filesystem choice for fileserver?
>On Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 09:07:29AM +0100, Michael-John Turner wrote:
>> Agree with you on this one. In addition, the ability to be able to just
>> pop the disks into a replacement machine running the same OS, as you can
>> with software RAID, is a huge advantage. With hardware RAID, you'd need to
>> find the same model of controller, etc.
>When I last bought a hardware RAID card, I bought *two* and then swapped the
>spare card in after building the array to see if it was still readable.
>... and then it turned out that Linux software RAID was faster anyway.
(that has made it across the ocean, right?)
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