[CentOS] software raid

Feizhou feizhou at graffiti.net
Thu Mar 29 15:42:51 UTC 2007

William Warren wrote:
> as soon as you goto software raid 5 you'll get a good performance hit. 
> Head for the hardware raid cards then.  You can get the 3ware ide cards 
> for 150 or less now.

don't know if it is still the case but ext3 + 3ware + ext3 = ultra slow. 
you'd want to use XFS or some other filesystem...

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