FreeBSD & Software RAID

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Mon May 25 18:20:35 UTC 2009

> but of course lots of people like to make their life harder
> No I am not making life harder at all ... I have 6x500gb hard disks I
> want in a good solid raid 5 type configuration. So you are somewhat wide
> of the mark in your assumptions.
that's a reason. just don't forget that RAID-z is MUCH closer to RAID3 
than RAID5. so you get random access speed of single drive, just higher 

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