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serge@mansfield:/tmp$ cat /proc/mdstat Personalities : [raid6] [raid5] [raid4] md0 : active raid5 loop2[1] loop1[0] 10176 blocks level 5, 64k chunk, algorithm 2 [2/2] [UU] unused devices: none serge@mansfield:/tmp$

On software vs. hardware RAID

Christer Edwards wonders how to compare software and hardware RAID. I was pleasanlty surprised to read the comments being so positive on software RAID, especially on performance. Let me repeat what I posted: Over all, I prefer software RAID (on Linux that is) because – more control – easy to migrate disks – no problems […]