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

Tyler T tylernt at gmail.com
Fri Apr 8 15:36:10 UTC 2011

> > 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.

I agree that with only one spindle this can be an issue. But with 8? ;)

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