[mythtv-users] RAID5 ATA IDE hardware card recommendations for mythbackend machine

Russ Dill russ.dill at gmail.com
Tue Dec 7 23:04:54 UTC 2004


On Tue, 7 Dec 2004 16:51:36 -0500, Andrew Plumb <aplumb at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> 
> For those who do use hardware RAID5 cards for ATA IDE drives, which
> cards have you (not) had success with, for use in a mythtvbackend
> machine?  Or in any Linux-based machine for that matter?
> 
> I'm pondering picking up something like a Promise FastTrak SX4000.
> 

Is performance really that big of an issue? Is redundancy an issue?
Personally, I'd rather just go with LVM. The SX4000 is a good choice
for performance and redundancy though.


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