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Re: RAID option for Qube 2
Theoretically, yes.. (modulo assumptions of levels of bios support
for drive sizes, etc)
Depending on your goal, this may or may not be a win. If you are
going for reliability, you should see some advantage. If you were
hoping for speed, you'll be loosing a bit with the slower spindles of
the laptop drives.
On 2/29/08, Brian McEwen <bmcewen%comcast.net@localhost> wrote:
> I'll be putting a new drive in my Qube 2, and I was thinking about
> RAID for it.
> Software raid, not a good idea I think, but hey-- 2 or more 2.5"
> laptop drives and one of these OS-independent RAID cards perhaps?
> $25, $31 if you want 5 drives :) RAID 0, 1, 3, 5. BIOS on the card
> does all of it, you need Windows to update the firmware on the card.
> Works great under Linux, it shows as an IDE drive once you are booting.
> Could be workable?
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