Subject: Re: RAID suggestions
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List: current-users
Date: 12/03/1999 12:47:53
In message <Pine.NEB.4.03.9912031023350.19355-100000@poston2.wan.vpn>, poston w
>I like RAIDframe a *lot*.  You can always just say no to soft updates.

Yeah, but soft updates are *awesome*.  I've got real-world usage that goes
from 5 minutes to 15 seconds with soft updates.  (Refiling 10,000 MH

>I've built a very nice little RAID system for home (every home should
>have one) using RAIDframe / NetBSD 1.4.1 / UDMA drives,  very good
>performance ( 30 MB/sec read, 23 MB/sec write - 6 drives arranged
>as a 4+1+1 RAID V, 25 GB usable, under $2K total ).  The only "trick"
>was to arrange things so that each drive has it's own UDMA controller
>(no slaves).  One of the best RAID systems (stability wise) I've run
>across in 10 years of building/doing RAID (since the days of funding
>the Berkeley RAID project!)

Not bad.  How stable is RAIDframe these days, modulo soft updates?