[mythtv-users] Linux software raid question
Carl L. Gilbert
clg-social at rigidsoftware.com
Wed Jun 4 23:30:56 UTC 2008
On Wed, 2008-06-04 at 15:58 -0400, Dan Ritter wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 04, 2008 at 03:11:54PM -0400, John Drescher wrote:
> > >> runs smartmon no problem. Plus there is a web interface to manage the
> > >> drives from within the OS.
> > >
> > > That's not an advantage.
> > >
> > Webmin provides this on linux.
> That's still not an advantage.
> When you really need to use a disk configuration tool, you will
> be neck-deep in alligators. You may have a serial console or a
> text console that can't do X and may not have a network
> capability. You may be three thousand miles away and need to
> bring the disks up before you do anything else.
You mean mount the partitions don't you? HW RAID comes up before the OS
so you won't be bringing it up across the network from a remote
location. Still this is LInux so of course there are command line
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