[linux-lvm] System Suggestions

Anthony W. Marino anthony at AWMObjects.com
Wed Mar 6 15:39:02 UTC 2002

> If you are looking into using the 3Ware controllers watch the following:
> The 64xx controllers are underpowered and should better not be used in
> raid 5 mode.
> The 74xx controllers seem to be good and should be fine with raid5 but
> note that raid5 will always have slow write speeds.
Is there a way to minimize the write penalty using both XFS and LVM with RAID 


> Software raid can be used if you need a lot of speed _and_ redundancy.
> Cheers
> Seth

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