[mythtv-users] OT Hardware RAID 5 Recommendations

George Galt george.galt at gmail.com
Tue Dec 12 18:52:19 UTC 2006

Not particularly.  I had assumed that it would overload the chip (an
old Athlon XP 2000), especially if this same system is being used as a
mythbackend (and Slimserver, and a few other things).


On 12/12/06, Brett Kosinski <fancypantalons at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I've lost a few disks recently, including one on my MythTV box.  I'm
> > considering building a server that would hold MythTV files, photos,
> > music, as well as back-ups of important documents on other machines,
> > and so I've looked into going with hardware raid-5.  Does anyone have
> > any suggestions for cards?
> Any reason you're not considering software RAID?  While the performance may
> not be as good, at least you don't have to worry about fried RAID
> controllers.
> Brett.
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