[mythtv-users] OT Hardware RAID 5 Recommendations
yan at seiner.com
Tue Dec 12 19:15:35 UTC 2006
George Galt wrote:
> Thanks, I'm looking for RAID5 which requires that a parity bit be set
> across all of the disks. This requires a fair bit of horsepower.
> RAID1 is (if I remember correctly) simply a mirror, which would be a
> waste of disk space. On that point, I'm not sure if software RAID
> does level 5.
I've been doing software RAID5 for years.
There's nothing to it; it barely loads up the CPU, even on underpowered
If you need to sync a new drive, that will take a while, but otherwise
in operation it is transparent.
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