[CentOS] Re: software raid
John R Pierce
pierce at hogranch.com
Thu Mar 29 15:59:10 UTC 2007
> One drawback is software raid wants a single ide device on each ide
> This means buying an ide card (if you want more than two devices)
> which doesn't
> always play well with the rest of the system (4+ ide devices). Some
> might have more than two ide channels, but I just opted for the cheap
> ide card.
thats easy. SATA. one device per channel. you can get 8 ports or more
of SATA on a PCI-X or PCI-Express x4 card. parallel IDE is dead.
except, I've never heard of any such limitation, other than the
potential performance bottleneck.
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