[clug] Hardware Assisted RAID (RAID through BIOS/Chipset RAID)

Edward C. Lang edlang at edlang.org
Thu Oct 25 18:40:23 MDT 2012

On Fri, Oct 26, 2012 at 10:46:35AM +1100, Edward C. Lang wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 09:04:40PM +0200, Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:
> > But if, as you say, you only have 2 disks, chances are you don't need
> > to spend the money on a good RAID controller, just go for Linux
> > software RAID.  It's reliable and definitly faster that any random BIOS
> > controller you're likely to have.
> Does anyone on the list have recent comparisons of the performance of
> software RAID devices and LVM RAID volumes? I'm becoming a little
> frustrated with the relative lack of flexibility of the former.

There's a similar question on serverfault.com:




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