PowerEdge 2400 RAID performance

Hubbard, David dhubbard at dino.hostasaurus.com
Wed Aug 21 12:53:01 CDT 2002


Yes, the solution is to use a different server or add a third
party raid controller in to the 2400's, the piece of garbage
that Dell calls a built-in raid controller on the 2400's
stinks, it is very effective at making $1500 in disks behave
like a slow IDE drive.

Dave

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peter Weemeeuw [mailto:peter.weemeeuw at digilife.be]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 21, 2002 1:35 PM
> To: linux-poweredge at dell.com
> Subject: PowerEdge 2400 RAID performance
> 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> We have two Dell PowerEdge 2400 servers running Redhat Linux 
> 6.2 and 7.3.
> 
> When writing files, the server has a really poor performance.
> Also the server seems unresponsive while writing.
> (Reading is fast.)
> 
> I've seen a lot of questions in lists and news groups about 
> this problem,
> but I haven't found any solutions.
> 
> Does anyone know of any solution and would you be so kind to 
> inform me ?
> 
> Thanks in advance,
> 
> 	Peter Weemeeuw
> 
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