Yet another RAID Question (YARQ)
xfb52 at dial.pipex.com
Mon Jun 20 10:36:38 GMT 2005
Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
>>Sent: Sunday, June 19, 2005 10:52 PM
>>In order to boost read performance, a RAID card should interleave
>>reading from a RAID-1 volume by reading alternately from one drive and
>>then the other. You can see this in alternate blinking of the
>>activity lights of the drives. If you are not seeing this when
>>copying a large file, then this would suggest that a RAID-1 volume is
>>not working as it should.
>Incorrect. What you are describing is RAID-0. RAID-1 is mirroring.
I don't think you read the message correctly. It said that *reads* were
interleaved not that the *data* was interleaved.
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