[CentOS] 3ware 9550 series

Peter Kjellström cap at nsc.liu.se
Fri Mar 3 16:33:05 UTC 2006

On Friday 03 March 2006 17:26, Jim Perrin wrote:
> > 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.

I have close to identical machines with 9500 and 9550 in testbed so if people 
have some special numbers they'd like compared I could maybe be persuaded to 
run it.


  Peter Kjellström               |
  National Supercomputer Centre  |
  Sweden                         | http://www.nsc.liu.se
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