[SATLUG] new box built but not qutie happy

Brad Knowles brad at shub-internet.org
Sun Feb 10 00:17:34 CST 2008


On 2/9/08, toddwbucy wrote:

>       I wanted to use the 4 320 gigs as raid 5 but I am real
>  disappointed in the write performance so I have been thinking of either
>  useing a hardware raid 5 or trying to get the ubuntu gutsy alternate
>  install to do a raid 1+0.  by the way my raid 5 array will be use to
>  archive the raid 0 will only be used for production.

As I said before, unless you're willing to spend some pretty major 
bucks, you're just not going to see that great RAID-5 performance as 
compared to RAID-1+0.  If this is just for archive and not 
production, then the write performance shouldn't matter much.  But 
you've got to make your own decision.

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