RAID5 on a PE2450
dellmail at stiekem.nl
Tue Mar 26 05:55:00 CST 2002
I am sorry that this is a bit off-topic because it is not really linux specific... (I am migrating to RH 7.2 though)
My config is a PE2450 with PERC 3/si and has three discs:
2 * seagate cheetah 10.000 RPM (ST39204LC)
1 * Fujitsu 10.000 RPM (MAG3182LC)
I would like to make a RAID 5 container with these three discs.
The fujitsu is slower than the two cheetahs.
I would like to know if it is a bad idea to use RAID5 with one slower disc, or if the performance loss will be acceptable..
An other option is make the two cheetahs a mirror and the fujitsu a non RAID volume. this way I have less redundant space and no performance gain.
Any idea's or experiences?
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the Linux-PowerEdge