But the reality is you are choosing between a green Piece of C or a blue Piece of C. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Well it appears to be a hybrid: Quite often it is faster to replace the disk then erase everything on them and recreate the array and then boot from a backup restore disk then restore from backup. Join our community today!

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It doesn’t hurt to install another copy, but in cases of a disk failure, booting is going to be the least of your concern. While in theory it is possible to do this if you have hot swap trays and a Linux mdam software array in practice you are risking a panic and the server can easily fail to boot on the remaining disk.

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It’s weird and hard to explain. If you mean the data path, it is liunx handled by the CPU and thus, the operating system unless you have a dedicated hardware RAID card. So you can’t just say “I want to write some data to drive 0 but not to drive 1”. Leonid99 1 3 6.

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Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. In summary, do not use software raid for a server that cannot tolerate some downtime if a disk fails. Email Required, but never shown. All processing is done by ontel CPU with no hardware support.


Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. It is “better” since if you are rebuilding an array you are doing it from the OS not from BIOS so the rebuild speed is much faster. Given that mdadm can be used for both, I can’t understand the difference between the two. V600 try to install firmware-linux-free package. Remember, you can mirror individual partitions if you want, so the disks don’t have to be bit for bit identical in software RAID.

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Compatibility In general, each type of RAID is “tied” to some particular aspect that, when that aspect changes, you run into compatibility problems. By Linux md i. Super User works best with JavaScript enabled. Performance largely depends on how you configure the basic parameters of the RAID array, and less on the specific solution. I’m port from centos 6. Well it appears to be a hybrid: Needless to say they charge extra for these disks. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.


The BIOS will tell you that it’s one “disk”, and as far as the BIOS is concerned, it isn’t even particularly aware that you’re dealing with multiple disks. Disks in RAID especially if they are the same make and model, produced at the same factory, and in operation right next to each other at the same temperature are likely to fail in quick succession, one right after the other.

Sign up using Facebook. Do you have the firmware file it says there? At best they store a bit, which tells the Option ROM to refuse running on unsupported chipsets.