Subject: Re: cheap RAID?
To: Edwin Foo <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Nathan J. Williams <nathanw@MIT.EDU>
Date: 06/09/1999 09:52:56
Edwin Foo writes:
> I think I can get another 8gb EIDE disk without breaking the bank. My first
> step will probably be to move the drives to different IDE channels
> (currently they are both on the same channel). Is RAID 0 my next step after
> that? If so, is RAIDFrame a good idea, or should I look at the Promise EIDE
> RAID controller? Has anyone tried IDE RAID under NetBSD?
If you're going for speed, keep the ccd driver in mind for
raid-0 level applications. It's also quite a bit smaller than
RAIDFrame, and I think at RAID 0 you'd be missing most of RAIDFrame's
whizbang features anyway.