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Old 09-02-2003, 05:20 AM   #1
pengwin1978
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Promise SX6000 for NAS.


Hi, new to the site. Decided to finally register after seeing this site come up stacks of time in my Google.com adventures.

I have a 5RU Server with 1.8TB of Disk Space. It's basically six 300Gb IDE Drives on a Promise SX6000 (SCSI-ATA) Controller. Running Redhat 8.0. Install was sweet, no problems.

I've been playing with it for a week now. I am rsyncing user /home directory's from about 10 Rack mount servers scattered over the country.

I am hoping someone may have something simmilar or at least have an opinion on Redhat RAID.

--- Question:

Would you:

1. Stripe the disks as JBOD (One Filesystem, lot's of Partitions)
2. Create each 300Gb disk as it's own partition.

I don't really want Raid because this is purely a backup server. Rsync during the night... send it via scsi to the tape library during the day. Very simple, nothing ciritcal here.

The reason I ask is that I'm new to JBOD and I had one of the disks temporarily fail today (Red light and all) During this time I lost random contact with the OS... ie: input/output error when running the command 'find' ! Whether this was the disk failing or the Promise controller is yet to be determined.

Thanks in Advance.
 
  


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