SCSI Disk/Controller advice please
bet at rahul.net
Mon Nov 1 09:33:37 PST 2004
2004-11-01T16:27:16 Jason Gurtz:
> You should definitely go with hardware RAID if you have the extra
> $$. It just makes it so much less problematic when something
> happens and you have to replace a drive, etc...
Opinions vary on that point.
If the thing you have to replace is the raid controller itself, and
if you've had it deployed for enough years (or, these days months:-)
so the model you used is no longer available, it can sometimes get
worrisome trying to get your bits back off the drives.
This got hammered out on Slashdot recently.
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