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Re: mpt controller: use it to raid, or use raidframe?

On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 09:42:46PM +0000, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> On 15 Jan 2009, at 10:37, Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:
> >With a mpt SAS controller - should I use raidframe on the individual
> >disks (thinking of mirror + hot spares) or use the MPT bios?
> If it works I would use the hardware RAID. It is faster (even for
> RAID 1, at least according to my tests in the past) and your
> system won't need parity rebuilds.
> If this the Sun Fire X4140 I would try RAID 5 in hardware which
> is very fast (on the machine at work under Linux) and offers a
> lot of disk space.

If this is indeed the case, I can try it in the weekend.
Mmmm, ILOM :-)


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