Re: 2T for i386

From: David Gould (
Date: Fri Sep 01 2000 - 01:59:07 EST

On Thu, Aug 31, 2000 at 07:46:49PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> > >You might be able to do that with hardware IDE raid controllers and the like
> > >such as the 3ware 8 port cards, or scsi raid controllers and then run ext3
> > >or reiserfs.
> >
> > If you're building a 2TB array, you're not gonna do it with bloody IDE
> > hardware. (I hope you're joking.)
> I used to think that. Im planning on deploying a 1Tb IDE raid using 3ware kit
> for an ftp site very soon. Its very cheap and its very fast. UDMA with
> one disk per channel and the controller doing some of the work.
> All it lacks is hot swap.

I think that may be in the works...


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