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

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

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.