[mythtv-users] OT Hardware RAID 5 Recommendations
beww at beww.org
Tue Dec 12 19:12:56 UTC 2006
On Dec 12, 2006, at 12:10 PM, George Galt wrote:
> Thanks, I'm looking for RAID5 which requires that a parity bit be set
> across all of the disks. This requires a fair bit of horsepower.
> RAID1 is (if I remember correctly) simply a mirror, which would be a
> waste of disk space. On that point, I'm not sure if software RAID
> does level 5.
It does, assuming it is enabled in the kernel, but it does have a
significant overhead, much more than RAID1.
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