[CentOS] file/data server running CentOS

Joseph L. Casale jcasale at activenetwerx.com
Thu Mar 25 23:57:57 UTC 2010


>Hi all,
>
>I am trying to build a file server providing about 10 TB of effective
>RAID5/6 storage. Any recommendations as far as hardware,
>configuration, etc. - preferably based on recent experience - would be
>most welcome.

XFS for sure, what type of controller and discs? If you go r5 over huge
discs keep in mind that while degraded, as you wait a looong time for it
to rebuild any new failure tanks the whole thing. I'd go r6 w/o a doubt.


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