Re: 2T for i386

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Thu Aug 31 2000 - 13:46:49 EST

> >You might be able to do that with hardware IDE raid controllers and the like
> >such as the 3ware 8 port cards, or scsi raid controllers and then run ext3
> >or reiserfs.
> If you're building a 2TB array, you're not gonna do it with bloody IDE
> hardware. (I hope you're joking.)

I used to think that. Im planning on deploying a 1Tb IDE raid using 3ware kit
for an ftp site very soon. Its very cheap and its very fast. UDMA with
one disk per channel and the controller doing some of the work.

All it lacks is hot swap.


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