Subject: Re: RAID-5 benchmark results
To: NetBSD User's Discussion List <netbsd-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Gavan Fantom <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/14/2001 12:26:39
On Thu, 13 Dec 2001, Greg A. Woods wrote:

> Sure there's no triple redundancy here -- but you really don't need it
> unless you've got terribly unstable systems and power!  With a UPS on
> production systems the risk of damage is nearly nil.

Sadly, this is not always the case. UPS systems fail. Power leads are
knocked loose from either the UPS or the machine. People unplug the wrong
cable while doing maintenance. PSUs fail.

I'm sure I'm not the only person on this list who has seen all of the
above happen.

Gillette - the best a man can forget