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Re: [K12OSN] RAID in general ... was ... Software RAID... long messages



On Sat, Dec 07, 2002 at 09:16:41AM -0500, Julius Szelagiewicz wrote:
> Jonathan,
> 	the point you make is debatable. There are RAID systems that deal
> rather well with data corruption - all this redundand parity info is good
> for much more than recovery from disk failure. a good, fast controller can
> warn you about drive problems as it delivers *clean* data. julius

I suspect Jonathan is referring to bug-induced data corruption (either kernel or user programs (like database servers).  The best preventative for THAT is backing up to other media.

Calvin

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