[CentOS] Re: IHC7 RAID-1 or Kernel Software RAID-1?

Alvin Chang alvin.chang at gmail.com
Wed Jul 18 13:34:52 UTC 2007

On 18/07/07, Tony Mountifield <tony at softins.clara.co.uk> wrote:
> In article <f7iufv$1cc$1 at softins.clara.co.uk>,
> Tony Mountifield <tony at softins.clara.co.uk> wrote:
> >
> > My question is: which kind of configuration will generally give me better
> > performance? To use the IHC7 RAID-1 as currently set up, or to use Linux
> > software RAID-1 as I am used to doing? Any other reasons to choose one
> > over the other?
> Thanks for the responses, confirming what I thought: disable SATA RAID and
> use Linux software RAID for mirroring. So that's what I've done.
> It appears that my Centos 4.4 install didn't know about dmraid devices anyway.
I personally would give fakeraid a because the hardware chipset
wouldn't take as much CPU time as soft-raid. Why are you using 4.4
instead of 4.5 as you mentioned in your previous post?

Alvin Chang Yu-Ming

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