[CentOS] 3ware 9550 series

Jim Perrin jperrin at gmail.com
Fri Mar 3 16:26:20 UTC 2006

> Yeah, we've also seen performance issues with raid5 on the 9500 series
> products.  The benchmarks we run look good, but when we've put them into
> production file server environments, the performance has been disappointing.
> With 500GB disks now available for $4.95 down at the local Walgreen's, we've
> gone to raid 1 and are _very_ pleased with the performance.  Although it's
> been discouraged on this list, we're using xfs and the unsupported CentOS
> kernels and haven't had any problems.  We're anxiously waiting the 'new,
> improved' xfs drivers for CentOS :) :)

The 9550 has better performance over the 9500, but I don't have any
real numbers to back up the differences.

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