Re: SCSI Disk/Controller advice please
On Sat, Oct 30, 2004 at 07:10:53AM -0500, Tim Kelley wrote:
On Sat, Oct 30, 2004 at 12:01:43AM +0100, Joao Clemente wrote:
Which are the tradeoffs of hard vs software raid1? What happens/How do
we proceed if 1 disk fails (how do we know it, how do we replace/resync
Software raid eats up more CPU, but linux' software raid seems to be
rather good. Doing the root filesystem on raid in linux is kind of a
Not if you're doing a fresh install with the Sarge
debian-installer CD. SW RAID-1 was downright easy.
Good news then!
I was actually thinking of following the instructions on
that installed woody on a software raid1, using knoppix to start things
up and then bootstrapping woody (whatever "bootstrapping" means)
I'll use a vmware virtual PC with 2 virtual scsi disks to try the Sarge
installer CD, while I wait for the "real" hardware to get to my hands...
Thanks for the tip!