Dell hardware raid 0 (sas5ir) or gmirror?
infofarmer at FreeBSD.org
Mon Jan 15 14:27:33 UTC 2007
On 1/15/07, Josef Karthauser <joe at tao.org.uk> wrote:
> I'm purchasing a new server, and was wondering what anyone thought about
> whether to pay extra for the SAS5IR card so I can RAID0 the two drives,
> or whether to just rely on gmirror. My worry about the former is that I
> can't seem to find management tools for controlling the hardware
> controller. What if one of the drives fails? How would I know?
By all means I would go the gmirror way, and I always do
even when a hardware raid controller is already present.
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