On Thu, Sep 21, 2006 at 11:49:20AM +0200, Ivan Voras wrote: > Marc G. Fournier wrote: > > >Basically, I have 5x72G drives ... I'd *love* to do RAID5 with them, but > >that doesn't appear to be available right now > > Maybe you could try geom_raid3 instead? It's pretty nice, especially for > databases. The only caveat is that you cannot boot off it if you use all the > drives. Maybe raid3(3 > drives for data)+mirror(2 disks for system) will be useful to you (since you > can boot a mirrored drive). > > (note that geom_raid3 is not RAID3 as theoretically defined, but more like > RAID4).
This is RAID3, RAID4 is totally different. -- Pawel Jakub Dawidek http://www.wheel.pl [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.FreeBSD.org FreeBSD committer Am I Evil? Yes, I Am!
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