[mythtv-users] Software RAID

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Fri Mar 9 19:38:48 UTC 2007

> So if i bought 4x500gb sata drives, than used my IDE 320gig, could the 320
> server as the redundancy one and i would still get close to 2TB for storage,
> or would i have to partition each drive by 250gig's, have 70 left on the 320
> and the 250gig on the IDE could be the redundancy one?

I believe you would have to partition all drives to 320GB. And with
raid5 there really is not a redundancy drive as the redundant info is
striped across all drives.


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