[CentOS] Re: software raid

Thu Mar 29 16:13:01 UTC 2007
Scott Silva <ssilva at sgvwater.com>

Feizhou spake the following on 3/29/2007 8:42 AM:
> 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...
I just put in some 9550SX's to replace some very crappy Adaptec 2810SA's and
they seem to scream. Maybe the Adaptecs were even worse.


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