[mythtv-users] Why RAID 5 stops working in 2009

jedi jedi at mishnet.org
Fri Oct 24 20:57:50 UTC 2008


On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 01:54:11PM -0700, David Brodbeck wrote:
> On Fri, October 24, 2008 12:45 pm, Mache Creeger wrote:
> > Should we just pray that although the statistics say otherwise,
> > native RAID5 on Linux will not self-destruct when using many large
> > capacity drives?
> >
> > Any ideas?
> 
> Don't use RAID 5.  Use RAID 10 instead.  See this page for a humorous take
> on why:
> http://www.miracleas.com/BAARF/BAARF2.html

    ...I've been thinking not RAID 10 but LVM on top of RAID1.


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