[CentOS] OT: RH 4/5 and 3Ware 9550SX firmware upgrades

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Wed Nov 7 00:49:15 UTC 2007

Chris Mauritz wrote:
> Dual Opteron 270 (4 cores total)
> 2gig RAM
> OS on a standalone 80gig SATA disk
> 3Ware 9550SX with 8 x 500gig Seagate 7200rpm SATA drives
> (firmware is now
> The RAID device is configured as a large RAID0 device (it's mostly 
> scratch uncompressed video and other temporary data) and is formatted as 
> an EXT3 filesystem.  According to bonnie++ (with a data set of 4GB), I 
> was seeing writes around 325mb/sec and reads around 430mb/sec.

quite nice! Think I might go around and upgrade a few of our machines 
too then :)

Karanbir Singh : http://www.karan.org/  : 2522219 at icq

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