Optimal File System config for 2.5TB RAID5

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Tue Sep 30 18:55:49 UTC 2008

> The reason I want to use hardware RAID is because I got so much problem with
> software RAID5 4 years ago on FreeBSD 5.4. I still remember those
> nightmares. Furthermore, hardware RAID5 doesn't require much knowledge and
> management.
> But you could be right, the CPU speed is triple now, software RAID gets
> smarter and more stable, it could perform better than hardware RAID because
> it's more flexible. But again, I still prefer hardware because it's easy to

it's someone more than that, still - you don't read my mails carefully.

you will get better performance with my patch, but still it will be crappy 
with your "hardware" RAIDs compared to what it should be

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