[mythtv-users] Should I use LVM on this new raid?

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Wed Sep 26 21:39:46 UTC 2007

On Tue, Sep 25, 2007 at 11:57:42PM -0700, Yeechang Lee wrote:
> Jay R. Ashworth <jra at baylink.com> says:
> > In fairness, while Seagate IDE drives are very good, even I don't
> > expect them to run 24/7/365/100% duty.
> > 
> > The SCSI drives cost 3 times as much precisely *because* they are,
> > in fact, designed to run at pretty close to 100% duty cycle for the
> > entire 5 years.
> <URL:http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/254426#254426>

In which thread Steve wrote:
> I didn't find that so surprising, from my understanding manufacturers
> stopped making different drives depending on interface, they would
> just change the interface on the same drive. So this outcome would
> make sense. 

So that implies to me that people really believe that business will
*pay* a 6:1 or more price imbalance for those drives, for no good

Hmmm... I don't think I buy that.

But let's go off-list with it if anyone wants to; the horse is *really*
dead.  :-)

Thanks for the link, Lee.

- jra
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