[K12OSN] RAID advice

Sudev Barar sbarar at gmail.com
Thu Dec 22 04:44:50 UTC 2005

On 12/22/05, William Fragakis <william at fragakis.com> wrote:
> We are building our first mondo server (dual core P4 3.0 ghz) and I
> wanted some ideas on what (and how) directories to put on the RAID
> (striped for speed, we have a file server elsewhere). I have a separate
> disk for the boot directory since I'll be using a fake SATA RAID on the
> motherboard. We want to serve about 35-40 desktops with the set up.

With /home elsewhere on nfs what benefits are expected from raid? A
SCSI drive may be better bet IAC than SATA (raid or no raid)

Sudev Barar
Learning Linux

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