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Manage a Linux RAID 10 Storage Server

Aug 24, 2008, 14:02 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)

"I've seen a lot of confusion about Linux RAID, so let's clear that up. Linux software RAID has nothing to do with hardware RAID controllers. You don't need an add-on controller, and you don't need the onboard controllers that come on most motherboards. In fact, the lower-end PCI controllers and virtually all the onboard controllers are not true hardware controllers at all, but software-assisted, or fake RAID. There is no advantage to using these, and many disadvantages. If you have these, make sure they are disabled."

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