RAID & Hard disk performance
<quote who="Russell Coker">
> RAID-5 is another issue though. But then you have to consider that Linux
> software RAID kills the performance of most hardware RAID controllers. Run
> an Athlon 800 with two IDE drives in RAID-1 and expect 2-4 times the
> performance for bulk IO that an entry level Mylex RAID controller with Ultra2
> SCSI 10K rpm drives. I expect that a top-end Mylex controller will perform
> well (but who can afford one of them?).
Russell, do you know of any Linux I/O and hard disk performance guides?
I've recently read Adrian Likins' system tuning page  and am interested
too see if there's anything more specific.
Thanks for bonnie++ btw,
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