[K12OSN] Raid Level Choice

Liam Marshall lsrpm at mts.net
Thu Dec 23 21:24:52 UTC 2004

On Thu, 2004-12-23 at 14:50 -0600, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-12-23 at 14:27, Liam Marshall wrote:
> > raid 5 utilizing 3 of the 80 GB drives and designating 1 80 GB drive as
> > a hotspare
> > 12LTSP 4.2.0 rc1 recognized raid controller with nothing for me to do.
> Which controller, and does it have Linux utilities to check status
> online?  You should be good for several years before anything goes
> wrong, but the last thing you need is to find out that you didn't
> notice when your hot spare was swapped in and now you have another
> drive (or worse, two...) failing.

MegaRAID SATA 150-4

I have no idea about the utilities.  The disk came with drivers which I
did not need.  I will look into it

> > after testing workstation functionality I followed a how to on restoring
> > users and their home directories and mail to the new setup.  This also
> > worked!  Something has to go wrong.  This is just not normal! :)
> While you are on a roll you should plug your old scsi set in
> somewhere and install backuppc to run on them.
> --

I was thinking of just using my 40 GB portable usb connected drive
seeing as how it works on the server hotplugging.
> -
>   Les Mikesell
>    les at futuresource.com
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Liam Marshall <lsrpm at mts.net>

Thanks for all the help.  Now onto sound on workstations, which
personally I don't care about

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