[mythtv-users] Linux software raid question
matt at frozenatom.com
Tue Jun 3 17:19:25 UTC 2008
Sure, I will build a list of hardware when I get home tonight, and while I'm
at it I'll take a few more pictures so you can see the front, and a better
picture of the back.
On Tue, Jun 3, 2008 at 11:12 AM, Big Wave Dave <bigwavedave at gmail.com>
> On Tue, Jun 3, 2008 at 9:52 AM, Matt Nelson <matt at frozenatom.com> wrote:
> > I did come across those but when costing out my build, but I was trying
> > create a cheap stable enclosure setup so I could spend the majority of my
> > on the drives themselves. I have really been happy with my setup. The
> > system was up for over 130 Days until I upgraded to .21, and I even had a
> > drive fail that I was able to hot swap the replacement and rebuild the
> > without any downtime!
> > On Tue, Jun 3, 2008 at 10:10 AM, James Klaas <
> jklaas at appalachian.dyndns.org>
> > wrote:
> >> On Tue, Jun 3, 2008 at 11:34 AM, Matt Nelson <matt at frozenatom.com>
> >> > On one of my mythtv backend servers I host my fileserver that stores
> >> > of
> >> > my media on two raid5 sets totaling 12 drives that are all attached
> >> > sata. These are all attached externally, and that is where my
> >> > lies, if I connect these drives incorrectly will my raid sets die, or
> >> > does
> >> > it not matter where they are connected since there is some metadata
> >> > tells the linux software raid that it belongs to a certain raid set?
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > Also since I love seeing how people are setting up their mythboxes,
> >> > attached
> >> > is a picture of the back of the myth backend server mentioned above.
> >> >
> >> > http://img115.imageshack.us/my.php?image=05310720471ot5.jpg
> >> Did you consider using a SATA port multiplier
> >> (http://www.satadrives.com/saii1to5popo.html)? I think these are
> >> pretty well supported by recent kernels, although I'm not sure how
> >> well they're supported by non-SiliconImage chipsets. Does anyone have
> >> an opinion on those?
> Can you post some links to the hardware you ended up using?
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