[SATLUG] Raid 1 Chunk Size suggestions

Todd W. Bucy toddwbucy at grandecom.net
Mon Sep 21 16:19:53 CDT 2009

Daniel Goller wrote:
> I was wondering if anyone has come across a link that has raid 1 chunk size
> suggestions and also xfs block size/settings suggestions when a raid 1 is
> mostly used over nfs.
> I am most interested in anything helping with writes, increasing write speed
> over nfs to the xfs on raid1 would be most interesting.
> I would like to take of the disk side of things first, so i can move data
> back to raid1 asap.
> I can always tweak NFS later should i find something at fault on the NFS
> side of things.
> Thanks in advance for your time,
> Daniel
someone correct me if I am wrong, but doesn't it depend upon the type 
and size of data that will be on the RAID.  Large media files should 
have a large chunk size while smaller file sizes should use a smaller 
chunk size.


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