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Re: Q: Hard Disc Layout for Tjener? (Raid)

Frank Weißer wrote:
<zitiere wer="Maximilian Wilhelm">

RAID 5: (distributed space management)
* at least 3 disc (normally equal size)
* If all disc have the same size
  size(RAID) = (n - 1 / n) * disc size.
* If one disc failes, replace it and be happy.

So you would have ~108GB useable space.

hmm, i always thought 3,75*36GB would be something like 135GB ;-)

Maybe it's just me, but how do you end up using 3,75? Are you perhaps setting up a RAID consisting of 4,75 disks?

(more likely you are quoting a different formula than the one you are using).

 - Jonas

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