[CentOS] Raid on centos

Fri Feb 7 14:09:05 UTC 2014
James Hogarth <james.hogarth at gmail.com>

On 7 February 2014 14:03, John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com> wrote:

> On 2/7/2014 5:56 AM, James Hogarth wrote:
> > I frankly don't care if I lose the system disk - it's quick to rebuild
> the
> > system - it's the data I care about.
> >
> > On this I'm running F20 rather than C6 primarily for the better BTRFS
> (when
> > el7 rolls around I'll contemplate a rebuild to that then) and the four
> data
> > disks in a BTRFS pool with a raid1 profile ...
> my Microserver N40L home server runs FreeNAS on a USB stick stuck into
> the internal slot.  ZFS on the 4 3TB drives, and a USB drive as a
> hotspare (lame, I know, but better than nothing).  eventually it will
> get a eSATA card and a 4-bay esata expander
> Let's not get into a ZFS/BTRFS debate :P

I do like the idea about the expander though ... power might be an issue
given it's a low power PSU that comes with it - would probably have to swap
that part out.