[mythtv-users] Question re: available SATA ports and linux software RAID

freedenizen freedenizen at gmail.com
Fri Apr 8 15:20:41 UTC 2011

On Fri, Apr 8, 2011 at 8:04 AM, Tyler T <tylernt at gmail.com> wrote:

> Just FYI, Linux mdadm software will RAID partitions just as well as disks
> (which I have done myself with success on more than one machine). For
> example, you could make a small OS partition and large recordings partition
> on each of your 2TB drives. Then you can RAID-1 the OS partitions and RAID-6
> the recordings partitions.

The problem is that you are using the same spindle for your OS (and
presumably your DB) and recordings.  That configuration can cause
performance issues.

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