[mythtv] RedHat 8.0 and hardware questions.

Matt Zimmerman mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Mon, 16 Dec 2002 15:35:51 -0500

On Mon, Dec 16, 2002 at 02:09:13PM -0600, m0j0.j0j0 wrote:

> I'm wondering if I have something messed up on my box. I have Maxtor
> 7200RPM UDMA IDE 40G and 80G drives. I have a 40G RAID1 partition across
> the two. hdparm -t /dev/md0 gives me typically about ~25-30 MB/sec reads.
> I've tested this both using my Promise ATA133 Controller Card and the
> onboard controllers (System: Asus w/ AMD XP2100, 256MB DDR, WinTV GO). 

RAID1 is going to kill write performance, not read.  Especially if you are
using IDE disks, and especially if both disks are on the same controller.

 - mdz