[CentOS] RAID support in kernel?

Mon Jan 31 13:19:56 UTC 2011
Steve Brooks <steveb at mcs.st-and.ac.uk>

On Mon, 31 Jan 2011, Les Bell wrote:

> Kenni Lund <kenni at kelu.dk> wrote:
> Fakeraid is a proprietary software RAID
> solution, so if your motherboard suddently decides to die, how will
> you then get access to your data?
> <<
> Obviously, you restore it from a backup. RAID is not a substitute for
> backups.
> Best,
> --- Les Bell

Hmm... What percentage of home users keep backups of their systems and 
data .. not enough me thinks?

Go with Linux software raid it is very stable and as Kenni Lund states is 
more portable than the software raid found on many motherboard chipsets 
that aspire/claim to be hardware raid.


Dr Stephen Brooks

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