[mythtv-users] OT Hardware RAID 5 Recommendations
poublon at geeksoft.dyndns.org
Tue Dec 12 20:32:34 UTC 2006
Interesting, How much ram does the box have? The reason that I ask is
that you have to make sure that you dd a file that is large enough to
cause the machine to actually start writing to the disk instead of just
caching the writes to ram. I've run into the situation where a machine
with a large amount of ram, 4GB to be exact, wouldn't return consistent
results till I used larger file sizes that caused the write caches to be
Paul Hamm wrote:
> Interesting ran this on my machine. See the bottom for PC specs. The
> system is running 2 instances of FAH. Not a very consistent test.
> Using a 6 Disk raid 5 array.
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