[mythtv-users] OT Hardware RAID 5 non-Recommendations

Marco Nelissen marcone at xs4all.nl
Thu Dec 21 02:59:27 UTC 2006

>not even close. I could barely get 1 HD 1 PVR-150 and 1 HD playback
>with my original RAID5 setup, I since went to a RAID 10 with 4 drives
>and its finally capable of handling all that along with my SQL
>database. I'm looking to add two more drives, at which point I think I
>can go back to RAID5 and still get the speed I need and gain a lot of
>extra space (which would be *lovely*.

What on earth was your original RAID array made of? Floppies? My single
drive mythtv box handles recording multiple HD streams while playing
back one just fine. Any modern harddrive should be able to handle that.

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