[GLLUG] RAID1 and Debian 7.2.0 installer

Martin A. Brooks martin at hinterlands.org
Mon Oct 14 18:48:31 UTC 2013

On Mon, October 14, 2013 19:41, Mike Brodbelt wrote:
> On 14/10/13 19:22, Martin A. Brooks wrote:
>> No.  RAID6, and for that matter, 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and combinations
>> thereof, don't protect at all against an rm in the wrong place.
> Snapshots protect just fine against user error.

Sure, you don't need any RAID at all to get snapshots.

> Parity is going to be around for some time to come, and there seems to
> be no particularly sensible reason to regard it as "unsafe at any speed".

http://www.miracleas.com/BAARF/RAID5_versus_RAID10.txt is an interesting
read.  (Though I disagree with bits of it).

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