Subject: Re: Multiple RAID1 partions on same disks
To: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
From: Greg Oster <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/30/2002 07:21:59
Manuel Bouyer writes:
> On Thu, Aug 29, 2002 at 08:43:29PM -0600, Greg Oster wrote:
> > [..]
> > > Would there be any chance it could degrade the performance of
> > > the system?
> > I've not done any real benchmarking on exactly that, but it shouldn't be
> > any worse than partitioning a disk without the RAID.
> Could't there be an issue with parity rebuild or reconstruction ?
Yes, you are correct. But hopefully that is something that doesn't happen
very often :)
> raidframe will do this in background, slowing down when there are other
> I/O going through the RAID, but will it include I/O not going through the
> RAID for its computations ?
No. RAIDframe will not know about any other I/O that might be happening to
other partitions on a disk. This includes I/O to other RAID sets as well...