On Wed, 26 May 2004, Conor Wynne wrote:
> Why RAID1 and not RAID0 or even a JBOD? After all, swap is a bit
> like proxy cache data, hmm OK its not, but both are relatively
Because if I have everything else redundant, it'd be a bit annoying
to have the machine die due to swap.
> So with that in mind, does it _really_ matter if you loose the partition
> / LUN / DISK?
Not in the long run, no. In the short run it hopefully means I can
attend to the disk failure at my leisure. (for software RAID this can
depend on underlying driver dealing with errors reasonably gracefully
- software RAID itself can declare disks dead and deal with it, if
given the chance.).
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