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

Alvin Chang alvin.chang at gmail.com
Thu Jul 19 07:33:44 UTC 2007

On 19/07/07, Feizhou <feizhou at graffiti.net> wrote:
> Oh, if you want to try the hardware raid is faster than software raid
> line, then I have got news for you. Some time back, there was this i960
> chip from Intel that was very popular on hardware raid solutions. It
> sucked. It sucked big time. Yes, it did offload a fair bit of cpu
> processing from the AMD/Intel cpus then but the i960 was so slow, using
> software raid was just a no brainer since you get twice the speed for a
> 10% cpu load.
I had that card... LOL!

Thanks for the correction.

I start wondering how on earth Intel put those chips on...

Alvin Chang Yu-Ming

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