[CentOS] 8-15 TB storage: any recommendations?

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Fri Jan 8 11:24:04 UTC 2010


On 01/08/2010 01:58 AM, Christopher Chan wrote:
>> the thumpers make for decent backup or vtl type roles, not so much for
>> online high density storage.
> I wonder how much that would change with a bbu NVRAM card for an
> external journal for ext4 and the disks on md. Unless one cannot add a
> bbu NVRAM card...

Good question, they are after all ( the Sun 45xx's ) just opteron box's 
with a mostly standard build. Finding a CentOS compatible ( drivers 
pre-included, and not crap like cciss ) would not be too hard.

Who wants to offer up a machine to test on :)

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