On Thu, 21 Sep 2006 06:37:53 +0100 Matthew Seaman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Marc G. Fournier wrote: > > So, again, if I'm reading through things correctly, I'll have to do > > something like: > > > > gstripe st1 da1 da2 > > gstripe st2 da3 da4 > > gmirror drive st1 st2 > > newfs drive > > That's the wrong way round, I think. Not exactly. This is RAID 0+1 (mirrored stripes) as he said. What you described is RAID10 (striped mirrors). And as you pointed out, if one has the choice, going with 10 is better for most cases, as the failure case behaviour is much better. It can have better performance in some cases though - at the cost of reliability. Jörg -- | /"\ ASCII ribbon | GnuPG Key ID | e86d b753 3deb e749 6c3a | | \ / campaign against | 0xbbcaad24 | 5706 1f7d 6cfd bbca ad24 | | X HTML in email | .the next sentence is true. | | / \ and news | .the previous sentence was a lie. |
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