[mythtv-users] Recommendations requested for new HUGE server storage / myth
fairlane at springcom.com
Mon Nov 3 03:29:19 UTC 2008
Yan Seiner wrote:
> I run a mixed-use server:
Very nice. Sounds very similar.
So here's how my data is set up:
> /dev/md20 is the large, slow eSATA storage in a RAID-5 setup. It
> actually sits in a 20 slot hot swap case with 4 esata port multipliers,
> so I have lots of room to grow. :-)
No kidding... :)
> The mobo is an Asus M2N SLI Deluxe, which has proven absolutely rock
> solid. I hammered it really hard here lately - dumping data from md10
> to md20 and from my old server via ethernet to md10, all the while doing
> the rebuild on md20, and it barely broke a sweat.
> In other words, I don't know if you need a RAID card - I'm using mobo
> sata and esata connectors and linux kernel raid.
Ok, so what good pci-x controller should I use? I've got 4 sata spots
on the motherboard, and 4 drives. I'm out of ports.
Nowhere to put the OS drive. Don't really want a IDE boot drive.
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