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Re: re[2]: [linux-lvm] System Suggestions



>
> If you are looking into using the 3Ware controllers watch the following:
> The 64xx controllers are underpowered and should better not be used in
> raid 5 mode.
> The 74xx controllers seem to be good and should be fine with raid5 but
> note that raid5 will always have slow write speeds.
>
Is there a way to minimize the write penalty using both XFS and LVM with RAID 
5?

Thanks,
Anthony

> Software raid can be used if you need a lot of speed _and_ redundancy.
>
> Cheers
> Seth



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