[rescue] Filesystem choice for fileserver?
alaric at metrocast.net
Fri Apr 18 10:36:29 CDT 2008
der Mouse wrote:
>>> A lot of hardware RAID cards have horribly slow processors on them.
>> [..."hardware RAID"...]
> Does anyone actually do hardware RAID? I've never seen any. All the
> supposedly-hardware RAID I've seen is actually software RAID running on
> a dedicated processor (what would more honestly be called firmware
> RAID). Usually it doesn't even try to hide that - for example, I've
> seen POST-time messages like "booting controller kernel".
> Have I missed something? Is there anyone who actually does RAID in
"Firmware RAID" is, I'm sure, probably a more accurate term.
True hardware raid implemented in, say, an FPGA could probably be
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