[Gllug] Discs for a RAID1 pair

- Tethys tethys at gmail.com
Mon Jul 4 16:37:25 UTC 2011

On Mon, Jul 4, 2011 at 4:36 PM, Chris Bell <chrisbell at chrisbell.org.uk> wrote:

>   I want to set up a new RAID1 pair of discs. I can have one Seagate
> Barracuda disc plus one Seagate Barracuda Green disc, or two Seagate
> Barracuda Green discs. Are there likely to be any unexpected problems with
> either combination? Should I try to disable the disc cache as a precaution?

Don't use two of the same type of drive in your array. That avoids bad
batch problems where both drives fail simultaneously.


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