Raid 5

Andrew McNabb amcnabb at mcnabbs.org
Sat Dec 3 14:47:02 MST 2005


On Fri, Dec 02, 2005 at 05:22:40PM -0700, Shane Hathaway wrote:
> 
> BTW, has anyone tried RAID 6?  It's in recent Linux kernels.  It claims 
> to survive the loss of any two drives in a set.
> 

From what I here, RAID 6 performs unbelievably badly if two drives die.
If you're rebuilding two drives, it'll be even worse.  I'd personally
rather restore from backup when things get that bad.

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