> On Wed, 29 Jun 2005, Niall O Broin wrote:
>> > reliability but data security. If your raid controller dies, your
> > data becomes unavailable, but the same is true of e.g. your CPU,
> > your motherboard etc. Replace or repair the failed component, and
> > your data is back (assuming that the failure mode didn't include
> > writing random crap everywhere).
>> This presumes you can find the same RAID controller to replace it, or
> a similar model from same vendor, compatible with the model which
> wrote metadata out to those disks..
I assume (wrongly?) that software RAID avoids all those problems. Only
if your disc controler fails or your kernel goes crazy you have a
chance of losing your data.
Am I right?
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