Hard Disk IDs in Linux

Corey Edwards tensai at zmonkey.org
Tue Mar 12 11:35:15 MDT 2013


On 03/12/2013 10:05 AM, Michael Torrie wrote:
> Personally, if I had that many disks, I would do RAID10.  Basically
> that's striping across pairs of RAID1 disks.  Or use sets of 4 disks in
> a RAID-6 setup, and stripe across them.  Same efficiency as RAID10, but
> you can lose up to 2 out of any 4 disks.  Either way, 50% efficiency,
> but I'd sleep way better at night.

I have to agree on RAID10. Disk is cheap; downtime is expensive.

Corey



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