[mythtv-users] RAID5 ATA IDE hardware card recommendations for mythbackend machine

cb cb at wasteland.org
Thu Dec 16 03:04:00 UTC 2004

On Mon, 2004-12-13 at 12:09 -0500, Zachary Bedell wrote:
> I didn't have the money, so I ended up getting a cheap HighPoint card 
> and using Linux software RAID to replace my FastTrack.  The FastTrack 
> is definitely faster than softRAID in terms of throughput, but I'd 
> rather have safer, slower data personally.

What is the consensus on using md/LVM with FastTrak cards? Are all of
Promise' problems within the RAID driver ?  Have to ask, I just built a
360gb RAID5 off of one of their new SATA 4 channel cards.. the drivers
looked scary so i said screw it, i'll MD it.  that should be safe, I


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