Re: cciss vs IDE (was: lvm with raid)
On Do, Jul 01, 2004 at 03:40:52 +0100, Marek Isalski <email@example.com> wrote:
> Russell Coker writes:
> >Having the OS on one disk means that a single disk failure will kill the
> >machine. While you may have good backups it's always more convenient
> >if you can leave the machine running with a dead disk instead of having
> >to do an emergency hardware replacement job.
> I've not tried Linux's software RAID for about 5 years now. How much does
> hotswapping a dead IDE drive kill the machine? Does this at all depend on
> the IDE controller or can most modern ones cope with the abuse?
IDE does not support Hot-Swapping at all.
Get a SCA or SATA based system, if you attach great importance to this