graid3 or graid5? with or without gjournal?

Adam Vande More amvandemore at
Tue Jul 26 15:32:27 UTC 2011

On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 1:48 AM, DA Forsyth <d.forsyth at> wrote:

> The advantage of using graid3 at this point is that the extra 1TB
> drive I have can then go into the backup server which needs more
> space anyway.
> Having suffered data loss on the previous raid5 (intel matrix) array
> when UFS went bananas due to one drive failing, I am looking at
> solutions/preventatives.   Will gjournal be useful?

Graid3 for several reasons.   Works great with gjournal.

You could also consider RAIDZx

Adam Vande More

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