[CentOS] software raid

Feizhou feizhou at graffiti.net
Wed Mar 28 00:27:32 UTC 2007

> I've been using software RAID with Linux on and off since 1998-ish and 
> it has *never* bitten me in the behind.  That said, the 3Ware 
> controllers are so cheap these days I just find it easier to buy one of 
> those and let the card do all the heavy lifting so I don't have to worry 
> about all the software RAIDisms.
> Cheers,

yes, Linux software raid for raid1, raid0, raid10 is pretty safe.

I would not bet on linux software raid raid5 though. I must say I have 
never used it but I have heard plenty of horror stories about raid5 with 
Linux software raid code. Maybe things have changed now.

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