Re: 2T for i386

From: Greg Hennessy (
Date: Thu Aug 31 2000 - 17:49:56 EST

In article <>,
Ricky Beam <> wrote:
> If you're building a 2TB array, you're not gonna do it with bloody IDE
> hardware. (I hope you're joking.)

The big problem with IDE is trying to find raid 5 that works with
8 or more disks, raid 5 with 4 disks wastes too much. And the 18 inch
cable lengths make it hard to house the disks. At least with LVD you
can have long cables.

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