[mythtv-users] Software RAID (was: Where are those new 1TB drives?)

Marc Infield marc at infielddesign.com
Thu Mar 8 19:59:59 UTC 2007

>> So it is possible to put a bunch of different drives together.   
>> Nice.  So
>> you don't need a hardware raid, just connections (SATA/IDE) for  
>> all the
>> drives you want.  Can you have 10 SATA drives with 4 IDE's in one  
>> box?
> If you can fit them in the case (an power them) I see no problem with
> that. I modded a case at work so that it holds around 30 SATA drives.
> I currently am running it with around 17 250GB WD SATA2 disks in two
> arrays.
> John

Very cool. Have you tried RAID 5 with FreeNAS? Does it require a  
powerful processor? And how DO you power all those drives?


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