[CentOS] RAID 5 setup?

Chan Chung Hang Christopher christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Fri Mar 26 15:27:43 UTC 2010


Benjamin Franz wrote:
> Ross Walker wrote:
>> No, not yet, but I always recommend setting up your data arrays  
>> manually so your intimately familiar with how they are constructed and  
>> the mdadm command usage is fresh in your head.
>>
>> Did you know with Neil's raid10 implementation you can store 3 copies  
>> of the data so ANY two drives can fail before you start playing  
>> Russian roulette!
>>   
> 
> You can do that with RAID1+0, too. You can setup RAID1 with more than 2 
> drives. I have one system with an 8-way RAID1 for the OS.
> 

That's some serious redundancy dude!

Good for reads too...


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