[CentOS-docs] New page on installing to software RAID

Tue Apr 28 01:52:31 UTC 2009
Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com>

On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 6:49 PM, Filipe Brandenburger
<filbranden at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 21:20, Phil Schaffner <P.R.Schaffner at ieee.org> wrote:

>> OK - I know you understood what you thought I said, but what you heard
>> was not what I meant. :-)  Will change "hardware-based RAID" "to fake
>> RAID controllers without CentOS drivers".
> Forgive me if I'm not reading you right, but are you advocating using
> fake-raid cards if there are Linux drivers for them?
> >From what I've seen in practice, and also from the general advice I've
> seen in CentOS lists, I believe Linux RAID (based on mdadm) is
> superior to any fake-raid, and should be the one we advise in the
> Wiki.
> If I were to decide, I believe the Wiki article should advise against
> using any kind of fake-raid and use mdadm instead.


I think that's what Phil meant also.