[mythtv-users] Fastest RAID for HD?
drescherjm at gmail.com
Thu Feb 14 15:25:03 UTC 2008
> Too slow for what? Just mythtv? What are you planning on doing? On my
> system, even with a single SATA drive I've been able to simultaneously
> record 3 SD programs + 2 HD programs, run a single commflag, and
> playback a single HD program. Never tried pushing it any harder than
> that. I don't think RAID5 would be much of a problem unless you are
> going to be pushing the system VERY hard.
I think the big problem is without tuning MythTV and ext3 want to
write to the array in too small of chunks too frequenty causing
thrashing. As I said before raid5/raid6 are bad when they thrash.
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