Subject: Re: 2.0 and >2T filesystems
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/29/2005 19:17:46
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On Mon, Nov 28, 2005 at 01:35:51PM -0500, der Mouse wrote:
  | I've now got it set up as two 6x"300G" arrays, which I'm then pasting
  | together with RAIDframe RAID 0; the result is the "disk" I've been
  | playing with all the >2T stuff on.  Annoying to lose two disks, instead
  | of just one, to RAID overhead, but the alternative (RAIDframe RAID 5)
  | would involve either I-don't-know-what hacks to get at the underlying
  | disks attached to the twe or a new SATA cards sufficient to attach 12
  | disks, and each looked less attractive than giving up two drives
  | instead of one to overhead.

It's easy enough to configure 12 JBOD single disk logical units on
3ware controllers (ld0 .. ld11)  and the use RAIDframe on top of that.

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