[mythtv-users] RAID on Fedora Core 3?
peterl at standingwave.org
Tue Dec 21 08:28:57 UTC 2004
I don't have anything to say (+/-) about Highpoint, but 3ware makes
great hardware and they have excellent Linux support.
On Dec 21, 2004, at 12:04 AM, Max Waterman wrote:
> While I am waiting for opinions, I am coming to the conclusion that
> Highpoint is a name to look for.
> Is this right?
> Max Waterman wrote:
>> I am trying to build a MythTV/dvarchive box. I bought 4 Promise
>> Ultra100TX2 PCI cards, but found that they wouldn't work
>> with more than 2 in a system :(
>> I was going to use linux s/w raid over the drives.
>> I know you guys must use plenty of raid setups, so thought you'd be
>> the best to advise on which types are best.
>> I am running FC3, and have 4 WD800/8 and 4 WD2000/8 drives that I
>> want to be two RAID5 volumes. I am running
>> on a nForce3 250Gb, so network traffic is not a problem with the PCI
>> bus, but gfx/video output maybe is (I haven't
>> chosen my final gfx/video setup, but am currently using a cheap TNT2
>> gfx card).
>> I heard that Promise is giving 'lack-lustre' Linux support, so I'm
>> totally open to not using Promise cards. I also heard
>> that cards which do h/w RAID will give less load on the PCI bus.
>> How should I do this? What h/w?
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