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Re: cciss vs IDE (was: lvm with raid)

On Do, Jul 01, 2004 at 03:40:52 +0100, Marek Isalski <marek@faelix.net> 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

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