[CentOS] Centos and Software RAID

Rodrigo Barbosa rodrigob at suespammers.org
Fri May 26 23:10:30 UTC 2006

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On Fri, May 26, 2006 at 04:02:51PM -0700, Mark Schoonover wrote:
> Rodrigo Barbosa <mailto:rodrigob at suespammers.org> tapped at Friday, May 26,
> 2006 3:15 PM:
> > Never had a problem with that. Always worked fine for me. Had at
> > least 3 
> > different cases like that so far. Always recovered flawlessly.
> > 
> Hmmm, maybe it was user error on my part? I lost a 2TB system system built
> on md, and then again with a 250GB system. It was tough getting 2TB off of
> tape in a quick manner! :) Ended up doing disk to disk backups, and staying
> away from software raid. Hardware raid really isn't that expensive these
> days, even for large 16 drive systems.

Maybe. Maybe you've got some of those old pre-mdadm softraid implementations,
which were a pain in the behind to get working right after a crash.

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Rodrigo Barbosa <rodrigob at suespammers.org>
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