On Wed, 10 Jul 2002 17:20:00 +0100
"John P. Looney" <valen at tuatha.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 10, 2002 at 02:45:51PM +0100, Matthew French mentioned:
> > I presume that I need to run controller specific software to create
> > a hardware raid device. So if I ran mkraid, this would make it a
> > software raid device? This is on a Sun Ultra 3000, and I did not
> > check the available hardware before wiping off Solaris.
>> Sun never do hardware raid. Their opinion is that your Ultra CPU's
I suppose that means that the
"Sun[tm] Hardware RAID Storage Systems Administration (ES-255)"
http://suned.sun.com/US/catalog/courses/ES-255.html - July 1, 2002 - 29 KB
course is spent hitting students over the head and getting them to
repeat 'software raid is better'
> are likely faster than any raid card, and better at doing RAID
> anyway. And any good Sun engineer will beat your with your SS3000's
> backplane if he catches you doing CPU intensive RAID like RAID 4/5.
>> Stick with RAID 1+0. Your only man, when you have lots of cash.
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