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RE: [linux-lvm] HowTo: EIDE/ATA-100 + RAID 1 + LVM



Just an update. Once I went back to HW raid 1, my problems vanished. It
could still very well be the BIGMEM interacting with RAID 1. The large RAM
ammount doesn't hurt LVM at all(as far I I have seen so far).

> -----Original Message-----
> From: José Luis Domingo López [mailto:jdomingo internautas org]
> Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2001 7:57 PM
> To: linux-lvm sistina com
> Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] HowTo: EIDE/ATA-100 + RAID 1 + LVM
> 
> 
> On Thursday, 28 June 2001, at 16:46:10 -0500,
> Robert_Macaulay Dell com wrote:
> 
> > About the Raid 1.
> > [...]
> > I know I changed 2 variables(RAM and RAID). I'm going to go 
> back to HW raid
> > 1 for now, and see if it makes a difference.
> > 
> I would choose hardware RAID instead os software RAID: this 
> reduces CPU
> overhead on the server, and avoids performance problems due 
> to excesive
> layering of "block devices".
> 
> 2.4.x isn't "productoin quality" yet on some kinds of 
> hardware, specially
> those SMP machines with lots of RAM (requiring BIGMEM). That 
> seems to be
> your case, and is a known and (hopefully) soon-to-be-solved problem.
> 
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