On Saturday, 24 July 2004 at 17:03:41 +1000, Chris Keladis wrote: > Hi all, > > I was wondering what Vinum configurations others are using and what is > a good balance between performance/redundancy? > > I've gone with RAID10 (2 striped plexes with 3 subdisks each. The > plexes are mirrored to each other). > > vinum.conf: > > drive a device /dev/da1s1e > drive b device /dev/da2s1e > drive c device /dev/da3s1e > drive d device /dev/da4s1e > drive e device /dev/da5s1e > drive f device /dev/da6s1e > volume raid10 > plex org striped 512k > sd length 0 drive a > sd length 0 drive b > sd length 0 drive c > plex org striped 512k > sd length 0 drive d > sd length 0 drive e > sd length 0 drive f
Looks like a good configuration, assuming that the drives are all the same size. > I havent done any profiling but it "feels" a little slow to me. > Thought i'd talk to others to see what their using and see if i > should restructure my volume. About the only comment is the power-of-two stripe size. That will slow things down on multiple inode operations, such as creating or deleting a lot of files. Greg -- When replying to this message, please copy the original recipients. If you don't, I may ignore the reply or reply to the original recipients. For more information, see http://www.lemis.com/questions.html Note: I discard all HTML mail unseen. Finger [EMAIL PROTECTED] for PGP public key. See complete headers for address and phone numbers.
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