[linux-lvm] System Suggestions

Anthony W. Marino anthony at AWMObjects.com
Thu Mar 7 04:05:02 UTC 2002

>     We have 10 of the 3ware cards, and while the drive is GPLd and in
>     the kernel, we have not been satisfied with the stability of the
>     system

Is there anything that I can avoid while still using the card (ie; specific 
RAID config)?

>     We haven't had a chance yet to qual the latest firmware, etc., but
>     we went with dumb IDE expansion cards (we're only using 4 ide drives
>     per system) and we're getting better speed (RAID0 or 1+0 depending)
>     than we were off the 3ware card.
>     We are not using XFS, so no comments there.
>     We're also having some problems with Mysql that people keep pointing
>     fingers at LVM for, but at this time we're point right back and
>     saying "No!" in a firm voice...

What kind of problems with MySQL, if you don't mind to summarize?
Thank You,

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