questions about a PERC in a 2950

Kuba Ober kuba at mareimbrium.org
Sun Oct 21 02:18:01 CDT 2007


> The big advantage of hardware RAID is the hardware battery-backed RAM
> cache that is on the card.
>
> I find this piece of hardware essential for both performance (it absorbs
> disk flush gracefully)

Seems to be a non-argument. You imply that your OS is 256MB (or whatever) 
short on buffer memory. That's an easy fix, doesn't require a RAID 
controller ;)

Cheers, Kuba



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