[Nottingham] via kt4 Ultra Raid Board...any good with linux?

Robert Davies nottingham at mailman.lug.org.uk
Fri Nov 29 17:48:01 2002

On Thursday 28 November 2002 19:43, you wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 28, 2002 at 06:36:06PM +0000, Robert Davies wrote:
> > On Wednesday 27 November 2002 20:50, you wrote:
> > > Unfortunately, in software RAID, linux sucks big time.
> >
> > What are the reasons for this statement?  Plenty of distributions support
> > the software RAID, and it is used, never seen complaints about it, and
> > it's been stable since 2.2, if something was problematic in it I'd expect
> > there to be more discussion on the LKML.
> I gave a whole bunch of reasons towards the bottom of my previous email.
> Yeah, for bog standard RAID work it's fine. But as soon as you loose a

OK, I saw problems with a networked setup, which is not the intended use for 
the Software RAID mirroring, so it didn't seem relevant.