[K12OSN] SATA RAID recommendation for /home server.

Steven Santos steven at simplycircus.com
Sat Mar 17 17:39:10 UTC 2007

> OK. This does seem to be the best option.
> I just have a few questions.
> 1. Once I add the gigabitLan card and the SATA2 Card won't that
> saturate the PCI bus?

It might eventually, however your currently only running 26 terminals, so it
should be OK.

> 2. Should I keep /home on its on array (raid 1) and put / on an ata
> drive? I thought that this way if I need to move to another system I
> can keep /home intact. Would having  / on an ata  drive affect
> performance much? Or am I better off just putting /home in its own
> partion on the same drive as /home?

I think this would make sence, and I think the performance hit would be

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