Tag Archives: raid

Gentoo on Software RAID1

I am in the process of setting up one of my new servers. Yes my old dual pIII machines are going to retire. They are going to live in a “retirement community” :P. Any way This time around I am going to use a mirror to protect my data. I never experienced a hardware failure […]

Disk Performance

So what kind of performance should people expect from a disk or raid? How long should it take to create 100G file? time dd if=/dev/zero of=mako1 bs=65536 count=163840 A customer of ours is using this to create a 10G file and its taking about 20 minutes to create the file on a 12 drive raid […]