Raid 5

Jason Holt jason at
Thu Dec 1 17:58:41 MST 2005

On Thu, 1 Dec 2005, Andrew McNabb wrote:
> You still have to worry about the fact that drives can die at the same
> time due to power problems, but picking a good power supply can make a
> huge difference with these.  And there's not too much you can do about
> nature.

Controllers, OS bugs, malware, lightning and good old fashioned user error can 
all also cause your whole array to fail.  A friend lost >100GB of anime that 
last way.


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