[CentOS] RAID 5 setup?

Benjamin Franz jfranz at freerun.com
Fri Mar 26 14:25:37 UTC 2010

Ross Walker wrote:
> No, not yet, but I always recommend setting up your data arrays  
> manually so your intimately familiar with how they are constructed and  
> the mdadm command usage is fresh in your head.
> Did you know with Neil's raid10 implementation you can store 3 copies  
> of the data so ANY two drives can fail before you start playing  
> Russian roulette!

You can do that with RAID1+0, too. You can setup RAID1 with more than 2 
drives. I have one system with an 8-way RAID1 for the OS.

Benjamin Franz

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