[mythtv-users] Linux software raid question
fedora at adslpipe.co.uk
Sun Jun 15 22:55:33 UTC 2008
On 04/06/2008 19:40, Carl L. Gilbert wrote:
> I have a 3ware RAID card. It cost me about $150. Its a PATA card and I
> don't know what the SATA version costs.
> I did not buy it to offload work from my CPU. I bought it for
> simplicity of managing failures and replacement. Its so much more
> pleasant that software RAID that its not even comparable.
Hardware RAID is fine in a commercial environment where an
HP/IBM/whatever card or motherboard is used, and replacements are
available for the duration that the machine is covered by maintenance,
for a home machine, what are you going to do if the RAID card dies and a
compatible replacement isn't available? No such worry with linux
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