Subject: Re: comparing raid-like filesystems
To: Jukka Marin , Antti Kantee <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/03/2003 21:05:50
On Mon, Feb 03, 2003 at 09:45:00AM +0200, Jukka Marin wrote:
> Does this apply to RAID1 as well?
> I understand that software RAID is slower than the disks (although with
> the CPU's of today...) but I do NOT understand why RAID is 100% busy
> when none of the resources of the server (CPU, disks, memory) is.  I see
> this on my server and a friend sees it on his.

In theory you can have the raid 100% busy, with each disk only busy
at 100/ndisks %

Manuel Bouyer <>
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