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From: Alan <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
To: Bill Davidsen <davidsen@tmr.com>
Cc: Patrick Ale <patrick.ale@gmail.com>,
	Michael-Luke Jones <jonesml@fastmail.to>,
	linux-kernel <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [QUESTION] Sata RAID
Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2007 13:02:47 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20070228130247.080d19f3@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <45E4E036.20507@tmr.com>

> > Would you use MD at all, taking in account the disks come from the
> > same batch and all? I hear these things about MD/RAID being pointless
> > when you use disks from the same brand/type/batch since they most
> > likely will break shortly after each other.
> 
> Well, for values of "shortly" in months in most cases. These are 
> consumer goods, I would not expect units with consecutive serial numbers 
> to fail separated by such a short time that you can't do a backup and/or 

I've had them fail within days when using almost identical serial
numbers. Nowdays I just mix disk vendors on each array. End of problem.

      reply	other threads:[~2007-02-28 12:03 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-24 10:10 Patrick Ale
2007-02-24 15:24 ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2007-02-24 17:11   ` Michael-Luke Jones
2007-02-24 17:19     ` Patrick Ale
2007-02-26  8:30       ` Patrick Ale
2007-02-26  8:37         ` Neil Brown
2007-02-28  1:51         ` Bill Davidsen
2007-02-28 13:02           ` Alan [this message]

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