[SATLUG] Software RAID over USB 2.0
scarolan at gmail.com
Sun Sep 2 18:42:54 CDT 2007
> RAID5 is very processor intensive. it's got to calculate Parity data for
> every write. If your CPU on that nslu2 can do it. Go for it, but I'm not
> sure an embedded cpu can do that very well... It may still be faster
> than the network interface IO, at which point you're okay, I think....
I might end up getting something with an on-board raid controller, or
upgrade to a kurobox or something similar. The nlsu2 is a trooper - I
have it rsyncing about 30-40 Gb of backups on two clients with
BackupPC (backuppc.sf.net). It's slow, but seems reliable with the
latest Debian etch kernel.
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