[CentOS] RAID support in kernel?

Mon Jan 31 20:12:09 UTC 2011
Raymond Lillard <ryl at sonic.net>

On 01/31/2011 05:36 AM, Kenni Lund wrote:
> 2011/1/31 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 suddenly 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.
>> Hmm... What percentage of home users keep backups of their systems and
>> data .. not enough me thinks?
> Ditto...I have backups of all of my important data at home, but not of
> the operating systems or of the less important data. When something
> breaks, I'll have a backup of all the important stuff, but I'll still
> need to spend time on reinstalling the operating system, configuring
> it, etc. I think this is true for most home users.

Good point ... and the rest of the story is; all important data is
backed up data.

By definition, if it is not backed up, it is not important <period>