On 17 Jan 2009, at 23:36, John Allen wrote:
>> I've had a couple of them where RAID1 was hugely slower than no
>> RAID at all,
>> and similarly slower than RAID5. Down to a bug in the card /
>> firmware, but
>>> Ditto. Software RAID wins in my book everytime.
ALL RAID is software - it's just a question of where the software runs
(and I include XOR engines here - still software, really, just very
specialised software, runing on very specialised hardware) and how
much you trust said software. Linux software RAID definitely gains
from the many eyeballs principle.
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