[SATLUG] RAID5 Recovery - Reassembly questions

Don Wright satlug at sbcglobal.net
Wed Aug 26 14:45:00 CDT 2009


David Labens wrote:

>So, it would be better to reassemble from the other drives rather than
>the Big Disk (& save the big disk as a backup in case the other drives
>must be restored)?  I guess, with the seek time x4 using one physical
>drive, that would be best.  I had not considered that.

One can run a RAID on fewer physical than virtual drives, but it needs
to be done carefully. This might be a good advanced meeting topic.
(hint, hint)  --Don

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