[Semibug] RAID 0 or 1 for OpenBSD
acascianelli at icloud.com
Thu Jul 8 17:24:58 EDT 2021
You want to use RAID 0 for backup?
IIRC, RAID 0 didn’t do nearly as much for performance as people thought it did. It does do a good job of doubling your chances of data loss and possibly doubling seek latency.
> On Jul 8, 2021, at 3:56 PM, Jonathan Drews <jondrews at fastmail.com> wrote:
> I looked for a RAID 0 or 1 storage solution at CDW
> https://www.cdw.com/. The online tech person said that they don't have
> any RAID arrays for OpenBSD. I then did $ apropos raid, on my OpenBSD
> and looked at the resulting man pages. Some of those controllers seem
> really antiquated.
> I want to use RAID to speed up my backups. Should I just use softraid
> (man -s 4 softraid)? The raid would be connected to my laptop(s) by
> USB. I want to achieve faster backups. My principal laptop has a 2.5
> GHz processor.
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