[mythtv-users] Recording directly to RAID

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Sat Jul 28 01:49:39 UTC 2012

On 7/27/2012 19:32, Larry Sanderson wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 27, 2012 at 4:14 PM, Raymond Wagner <raymond at wagnerrp.com
> <mailto:raymond at wagnerrp.com>> wrote:
>> On 7/27/2012 16:15, Tapani Tarvainen wrote:
>>> I've got a 5-disk RAID10 array
>> Huh?  Are you counting a hot spare as part of the array?
> I believe this is possible with the linux raid10 driver... rather than
> just being a raid-0 of raid-1 devices, it instead cycles through the
> devices putting down first a block, then it's mirror.  In this way, it
> can use an odd # of devices (including just 3).

I've always heard that referred to as RAID 1E.

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