[Gllug] Centos 5.6 3ware raid 5
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Wed Feb 8 21:31:41 UTC 2012
On 02/08/2012 09:12 PM, Keith Edmunds wrote:
>> getting the block alignment right was super critical since
>> the 3w bios tries some funky stuff under the hood.
> Interesting. Do you have any reference for that?
Not off the top of my head, no. The docs used to be very clear about
using 32k raid-5 stripe size for seq and 256k for random ops. And
actively discouraged use of 64k and 128k ( 128k wasent actually even
Looking through the 'new' lsi site, some of the content from amcc's site
on these 8xxx and 7xxx sata hba's seem to have been lost ( or I cant
find it anymore ).
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