[CentOS] You'll marvel at THIS! (wasRe: RAID 5 setup?)

Robert kerplop at sbcglobal.net
Fri Mar 26 17:06:00 UTC 2010


I'm not the only one to sit up and take notice here.  The 
last reply came only 2 minutes after the 8-way mention.



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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