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Re: [K12OSN] Re: RAID 10



On Fri, 2004-12-03 at 17:56, Owen O Donovan wrote:

> RAID0 trades off reliability for performance (where much of the performance
> can be regained by a mirror with the added reliability). IMHO RAID0 has little
> to offer for a general purpose server. RAID10 raises performance and
> reliability but is the most expensive way of doing it and isn't really
> appropriate for smaller installations.

Since FC3 based installs now use LVM by default it would probably make
sense to use that instead of RAID0 to combine physical volumes.  That
is, make RAID1 mirrors on paired drives, then if you need more space
combine them with LVM instead of doing RAID10 (1+0).

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   Les Mikesell
     les futuresource com



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