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Re: Hardware donation

On Thu, Jun 12, 2003 at 05:21:58PM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:

> Hardware IDE RAID is pointless on Linux-only machines, since
> software RAID works better.

Well, if you are doing mirroring, then software raid doubles the bus
occupation on writes. So, if your bus is 80MB/s, and your disks top at
60MB/s, with software mirroring, you top at 40 MB/s write performance,
and with hardware mirroring at 80MB/s write.


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