OT: external SATA RAID

jason andrade jason at rtfmconsult.com
Wed May 12 02:58:01 CDT 2004


On Tue, 11 May 2004, Eric Swenson wrote:

> I'm not sure about those specific companies, but you'll want to upgrade
> to a redhat beta channel kernel, such as 2.4.21-12.EL, to see any decent
> speed on the scsi devices under RHEL - something about removing the scsi
> no-affinity patch or something.  Doing so took the speed on my external
> IDE-to-SCSI raid array from 14MB/s up to 60MB/s.

hmm. RHEL3/QU2 is out now and the kernel shipped with that is the
2.4.21-15 release - so it may be worthwhile to just upgrade to that
instead of the kernel in beta.

i'm testing it on a server now..

regards,

-jason




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