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

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Wed Jul 18 15:15:59 UTC 2007

Alvin Chang wrote:
> I personally would give fakeraid a because the hardware chipset
> wouldn't take as much CPU time as soft-raid.

um, the hardware chipset is simply SATA channels.   the 'raid' is done 
in the device drivers (and in the BIOS for startup/configuration).

I'd MUCH rather have the OS managing the raid IO queues, it will do a 
far better job of it.

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