[CentOS] 3ware 9650 issues

Ruslan Sivak russ at vshift.com
Sun Jun 22 05:01:41 UTC 2008

Joshua Baker-LePain wrote:
> On Sat, 21 Jun 2008 at 9:12pm, John R Pierce wrote
>> I have no experience with that raid card, most of our larger systems 
>> use external SAN storage, but I will say that, IMHO, is a very large 
>> raid-6.   we usually don't make single raid sets much large than 7-8 
>> drives, and for a very large storage system, will stripe multiple 
>> raid5/6 sets rather than have one huge one.
> Would that I had such luxuries.  This is a university lab with needs 
> for massive amounts of data and not much money with which to do it.
Wouldn't striping a bunch of raid6 volumes give you about the same 
amount of space? 


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