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Re: raid10??

On Wed, Jul 09, 2008 at 01:55:11PM +0200, randall wrote:
> Keld Jørn Simonsen wrote:
> >Den Mon, 28 Jan 2008 15:40:18 +0100 skrev randall:
> >
> >  
> >>hi all,
> >>
> >>i'm setting up a new server and i basically have 4 disks (+2 for back-up
> >>storage), easiest would be to go for the good old raid5 and suffer the
> >>performance loss, but i have some time left to do some benchmarking and
> >>i want to give raid10 a try.
> >>
> >>i don't seem to be able to find much resources on google about setting
> >>up raid 10 in debian (anybody has some experience???) and i also came
> >>accross the idea of raid1 with lvm setup..is this an option?
> >>
> >>
> >>just wandering if somebody has some thoughts and pointers
> >>    
> >
> >There is a general Linux RAID Howto and FAQ at http://linux-raid.osdl.org/
> >
> >Especially there is a howto on setting up a system with raid all the way 
> >at http://linux-raid.osdl.org/index.php/Preventing_against_a_failing_disk
> >
> >There is somthing on performance of the various tyoes of Linux raid at
> >http://linux-raid.osdl.org/index.php/Performance . 
> >
> >This is information made by the Linux-raid kernel group and reflects 
> >quite recent information. Many other sites contain info that is rather 
> >old.
> >
> >
> >  
> a bit late reply, but nevertheless useful information. i have set up my 
> raid10 by know and have done it as described in the link below.
> To be honest this is the first time i see the f2 and 02 options for 
> raid10, does anybody know more bedtime reading on that?

yes, the info on f2 and o2 is not widespread. We are trying to spread
the word from the linux-raid kernel community. 

The wiki is probably the best info.
Some more info could be found in the md and mdasm man pages.
Also wikipedia and mythTV wiki has some info.

best regards

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