[rescue] Filesystem choice for fileserver?
ploopster at gmail.com
Fri Apr 18 11:07:19 CDT 2008
Phil Stracchino wrote:
>> 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
> blindingly fast.
I've seen older systems implemented in that fashion. (At least on the
mainframe.) Are any of the current systems run that way?
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