Re: raid is dangerous but that's secret (was Re: [patch] ext2/3:document conditions when reliable operation is possible)

From: Ric Wheeler
Date: Thu Sep 03 2009 - 07:19:36 EST

On 09/03/2009 07:12 AM, Krzysztof Halasa wrote:
Ric Wheeler<rwheeler@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:

Just to add some support to this, all of the external RAID arrays that
I know of normally run with write cache disabled on the component

Do they use "off the shelf" SATA (or PATA) disks, and if so, which ones?

Which drives various vendors ships changes with specific products. Usually, they ship drives that have carefully vetted firmware, etc. but they are close to the same drives you buy on the open market.

Seagate has a huge slice of the market,


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