RAID options under Fedora

Xose Vazquez Perez xose at
Wed Nov 26 21:55:24 UTC 2003

pctech at wrote:

> Reasoning:  Hardware RAID, for the most part, is OS
> Independant and OS Nonspecific.  You set up a RAID 5
worse, it's HW specific. And you don't have HW specs
or firmware source. But you have linux code and excellent
hackers on linux-raid at

> it's not one big disk.  Another is that USUALLY a
> driver upgrade in an OS is alot safer for the data
> than an over-all update of a RAID system.  Meaning

danger! if the OS corrupts the RAID, ALL data is corrupted.

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